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The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica

Updated December 16, 2019 7.3k votes 2.0k voters 144.7k views88 items

List of the best soccer players from Jamaica. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Jamaica, along with photos when available. This list of best Jamaican soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Jamaican soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list contains players like Fabian Davis and Keith Kelly, famous Jamaicans who have contributed to the sport and global culture of soccer.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Jamaican footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Jamaican soccer player of all time?" They don't all play for Jamaican soccer teams, but all of these famous players hail from Jamaica.

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Jamaica in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Jamaican soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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    Raheem Sterling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Raheem Sterling

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Jamaica

    Raheem Shaquille Sterling (born 8 December 1994) is an English professional footballer who... more on Wikipedia
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    John Barnes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    John Barnes

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Jamaica

    John Charles Bryan Barnes MBE (born 7 November 1963) is an English former professional... more on Wikipedia

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    Theodore Whitmore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Theodore Whitmore

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Theodore Eccleston Whitmore, OD (born 5 August 1972) is a football midfielder from Jamaica. He... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ricardo Gardner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Ricardo Gardner

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSaint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Ricardo Wayne Gardner (born 25 September 1978), commonly known as Bibi, is a retired Jamaican... more on Wikipedia
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    Walter Boyd is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Walter Boyd

    Forward

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Walter Boyd may refer to: Walter Boyd (footballer) (born 1972), retired football striker from... more on Wikipedia
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    Ricardo Fuller is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Ricardo Fuller

    Forward

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Ricardo Dwayne Fuller (born 31 October 1979) is Jamaican professional footballer who plays as... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Alvas Powell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Alvas Powell

    Defender

    BirthplaceJamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Alvas Powell is a Jamaican international footballer who plays for Portland Timbers as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Wes Morgan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Wes Morgan

    Defender

    BirthplaceNottingham, United Kingdom

    NationalityJamaica, England

    Westley Nathan Morgan (born 21 January 1984) is a professional footballer who plays as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Alan Cole is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Alan Cole

  • 10
    Ian Goodison is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Ian Goodison

    Defender

    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Ian De Souza Goodison (born 21 November 1972) is a retired Jamaican footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Andy Williams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Andy Williams

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceToronto, Canada

    NationalityCanada, Jamaica

    Andrew "Andy" Williams (born 23 September 1977 in Toronto) is a Canadian-born retired Jamaican... more on Wikipedia
  • 12
    Leon Bailey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Leon Bailey

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    Donovan Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Donovan Ricketts (born 7 June 1977) is a Jamaican footballer who last played as a goalkeeper... more on Wikipedia
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    Deon Burton is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    BirthplaceReading, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland,Jamaica

    Deon John Burton (born 25 October 1976) is a former professional footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Onandi Lowe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Onandi Lowe

    Forward

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Onandi Lowe (born 2 December 1974), also known as Nandi, is a Jamaican former international... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Robbie Earle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Robbie Earle

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceNewcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom, Jamaica

    Robert Fitzgerald Earle MBE (born 27 January 1965) is an English-born Jamaican former... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Luton Shelton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Luton Shelton

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Luton Shelton (born 11 November 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican footballer who plays... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Warren Barrett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Warren Barrett

    Goalkeeper

    NationalityJamaica

    Warren Barrett (born 9 September 1970) is a retired Jamaican football goalkeeper and currently... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Peter Cargill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Peter Cargill

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceJamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Peter Raymond Cargill (2 March 1964 – 15 April 2005) was a Jamaican international football... more on Wikipedia
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    Dennis Ziadie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Dennis Ziadie

    Forward

    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Dennis Ziadie (1 October 1946 – 1986) was a Jamaican footballer who played in the NASL with... more on Wikipedia
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    Stephen Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Stephen Malcolm

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontego Bay, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Stephen Malcolm (2 May 1970 - 28 January 2001) was a Jamaican international football player.... more on Wikipedia
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    Demar Phillips is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Demar Phillips

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceKingston, Jamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Demar Constantine Phillips (born 23 September 1983) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a... more on Wikipedia
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    Marlon King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    BirthplaceDulwich, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityJamaica, England

    Marlon Francis King (born 26 April 1980) is a former professional footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
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    Cornel Chin-Sue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Cornel Chin-Sue

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceJamaica

    NationalityJamaica

    Cornel Chin-Sue (born 17 September 1976) is a Jamaican football midfielder who currently... more on Wikipedia
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    Lindy Delapenha is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
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    Lindy Delapenha

    Lloyd Lindbergh "Lindy" Delapenha (5 May 1927 – 26 January 2017) was a Jamaican footballer and... more on Wikipedia
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