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Here are the best soccer players from India of all time. This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from India, along with photos when available. This list of best Indian soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. Featuring soccer players from Indian football clubs like Mohun Bagan A.C., East Bengal F.C., and Dempo S.C., the list has all the greatest footballers from India.

If you're searching for a particular famous Indian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for. Bhaichung Bhutia, I. M. Vijayan, and Sunil Chhetri are among the legendary Indian football players included in this list. This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Indian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Indian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of India in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Indian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Sunil Chhetri is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sunil Chhetri Forward

2
816 229
I. M. Vijayan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
I. M. Vijayan Forward

3
744 223
Baichung Bhutia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Baichung Bhutia Forward

4
199 39
V. P. Sathyan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
JishithGangadharan added V. P. Sathyan

5
450 152
Subrata Pal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Subrata Pal Goalkeeper

6
187 46
Sandesh Jhingan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Sandesh Jhingan Defender

7
374 121
Jeje Lalpekhlua is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jeje Lalpekhlua Forward

8
241 104
Renedy Singh is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Renedy Singh Midfielder

9
97 27
C. V. Pappachan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
densil-jacob added C. V. Pappachan

10
178 80
Gostha Pal is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Gostha Pal

11
144 77
Sailen Manna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Sailen Manna Defender

12
127 66
Pradip Kumar Banerjee is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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98 39
Krishanu Dey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Krishanu Dey Midfielder

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148 80
Peter Thangaraj is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Peter Thangaraj Goalkeeper

The Best Soccer Players of All Time

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165 88
Gouramangi Singh is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Gouramangi Singh Defender

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46 12
Jo Paul Ancheri is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jo Paul Ancheri Forward, Midfielder

17
119 65
Pappachen Pradeep is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Pappachen Pradeep Midfielder

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77 35
Neville D'Souza is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Neville D'Souza Forward

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63 17
Arnab Mondal is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Arnab Mondal Defender

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59 25
Israel Gurung is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
densil-jacob added Israel Gurung

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69 36
Satyajit Chatterjee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Satyajit Chatterjee Midfielder

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40 18
U.sharafali is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
densil-jacob added U.sharafali

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28 8
Shyam Thapa is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
ManasThapa added Shyam Thapa

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25 6
Mehtab Hossain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Mehtab Hossain Midfielder

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49 22
Lalkamal Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Lalkamal Bhowmick Midfielder

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80 49
Deepak Mondal is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Deepak Mondal Defender

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52 17
Syed Nabi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Syed Nabi Defender, Midfielder

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48 16
Sandip Nandy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Sandip Nandy Goalkeeper

Coolest Soccer Players

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55 31
Raju Gaikwad is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Raju Gaikwad Defender

30
26 11
Chuni Goswami is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time

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86 59
Climax Lawrence is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Climax Lawrence Midfielder

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49 26
Robin Singh is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
hritam-brahmachari added Robin Singh Forward

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9 0
Asif Saheer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
JishithGangadharan added Asif Saheer

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31 13
Sahu Mewalal is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Sahu Mewalal Forward

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34 9
Sangram Mukherjee is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Sangram Mukherjee Goalkeeper

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127 88
Jibon Singh is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Jibon Singh Defender, Midfielder

37
41 16
Balwant Singh is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Balwant Singh Forward

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35 11
Subhash Bhowmick is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Subhash Bhowmick

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35 11
Dipendu Biswas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Dipendu Biswas

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67 39
Irungbam Surkumar Singh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Irungbam Surkumar Singh

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51 27
Holicharan Narzary is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Holicharan Narzary Forward

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57 33
Shanmugam Venkatesh is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Shanmugam Venkatesh Midfielder

The Best Female Soccer Players of All Time

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14 3
Inder Singh is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Noel Joliyan added Inder Singh Forward

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38 28
Alvito D'Cunha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Alvito D'Cunha Midfielder

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8 2
Syed Nayeemuddin is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Noel Joliyan added Syed Nayeemuddin

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47 32
Abhishek Das is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Abhishek Das Defender

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21 8
Lenny Rodrigues is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Lenny Rodrigues Midfielder

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17 5
Anas Edathodika is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
MubashirRoyal added Anas Edathodika Defender - Delhi Dynamos and Mohun Bagan defender Anas Edathodika, who had been consistent throughout the season, was named the best Indian footballer of the year, having led his team to semi-final in Indian Super League (ISL) and second ...

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22 9
Tushar Rakshit is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Kallol Dasgupta added Tushar Rakshit

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48 35
Bikramjit Singh is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from India of All Time
Bikramjit Singh Midfielder