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The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica 

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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
Midfielder from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: United Kingdom, England, Jamaica

Raheem Shaquille Sterling (born 8 December 1994) is an English professional footballer who plays as a winger and attacking midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the England ...more

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John Barnes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Midfielder from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: United Kingdom, Jamaica

John Charles Bryan Barnes MBE (born 7 November 1963) is an English former professional footballer and manager, who currently works as a commentator and pundit for ESPN and SuperSport. A fast, ...more

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

Nationality: Jamaica

Theodore Eccleston Whitmore, OD (born 5 August 1972) is a football midfielder from Jamaica. He is the current manager of the Jamaica national football team.
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Ricardo Gardner is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Defender and Midfielder from Saint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Ricardo Wayne Gardner (born 25 September 1978), commonly known as Bibi, is a retired Jamaican footballer. He works as assistant coach at Portmore United. A left winger, he could also play in the ...more
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Ricardo Fuller is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Ricardo Fuller Forward from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Ricardo Dwayne Fuller (born 31 October 1979) is Jamaican professional footballer who plays as a striker for Nantwich Town . Fuller started his football career with Jamaican side Tivoli Gardens, ...more
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Walter Boyd is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Walter Boyd Forward from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Walter Boyd may refer to: Walter Boyd (footballer) (born 1972), retired football striker from Jamaica Walter Boyd (financier) (1754–1837), English financier Walter Douglas Boyd, Canadian ...more
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Alan Cole is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Alan Cole
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Ian Goodison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Ian Goodison Defender from Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Ian De Souza Goodison (born 21 November 1972) is a retired Jamaican footballer who played as a defender most notably at Tranmere Rovers.
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Andy Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Forward and Midfielder from Toronto, Canada

Nationality: Canada, Jamaica

Andrew "Andy" Williams (born 23 September 1977 in Toronto) is a Canadian-born retired Jamaican footballer who last played as a midfielder for Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer.
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Deon Burton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Forward from Reading, United Kingdom

Nationality: England, Jamaica

Deon John Burton (born 25 October 1976) is a former professional footballer who played as a striker. His numerous clubs in English football included Portsmouth, Derby County and Sheffield ...more
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Onandi Lowe is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Onandi Lowe Forward from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Onandi Lowe (born 2 December 1974), also known as Nandi, is a Jamaican former international footballer who played in every outfield position, but was best known as a prolific forward. He spent ...more
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Wes Morgan is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
IanHarvey added Defender from Nottingham, United Kingdom

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Westley Nathan Morgan (born 21 January 1984) is a professional footballer who plays as a defender for and is captain of Premier League club Leicester City and formerly the Jamaica national team. ...more
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Donovan Ricketts is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Goalkeeper from Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Donovan Ricketts (born 7 June 1977) is a Jamaican footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Tulsa Roughnecks in the United Soccer League. Ricketts played more than 100 games for Bradford ...more
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Robbie Earle is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Midfielder from Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom

Nationality: United Kingdom, Jamaica

Robert Fitzgerald Earle MBE (born 27 January 1965) is an English-born Jamaican former international footballer who played as a midfielder. He played 578 league games in senior club football, ...more
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Luton Shelton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Luton Shelton Forward and Midfielder from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Luton Shelton (born 11 November 1985 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a striker or winger. He made his international debut for Jamaica in 2004, and earned 75 caps, ...more
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Peter Cargill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Peter Cargill Defender and Midfielder from Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Peter Raymond Cargill (2 March 1964 – 15 April 2005) was a Jamaican international football player. His position was midfielder or defender.
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Warren Barrett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Warren Barrett

Nationality: Jamaica

Warren Barrett (born 9 September 1970) is a retired Jamaican football goalkeeper and currently goalkeeping coach. Nicknamed 'Boopie', he played mostly for Violet Kickers F.C., but also played ...more
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Stephen Malcolm is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Stephen Malcolm Defender and Midfielder from Montego Bay, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Stephen Malcolm (2 May 1970 - 28 January 2001) was a Jamaican international football player. His position was defender.
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Demar Phillips is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Demar Phillips Midfielder from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Demar Constantine Phillips (born 23 September 1983) is a Jamaican footballer who plays as a left wingback for Austin Bold FC in the USL Championship.
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Marlon King is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Forward from Dulwich, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: Jamaica, England

Marlon Francis King (born 26 April 1980) is a former professional footballer who played as a striker. Born and raised in south London, he started his career in non-League football with Dulwich ...more
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Lindy Delapenha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Lindy Delapenha
Lloyd Lindbergh "Lindy" Delapenha (5 May 1927 – 26 January 2017) was a Jamaican footballer and sports journalist. He was the first Jamaican to play professional football in England. ...more
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Rodolph Austin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
RobertDarlington added Defender and Midfielder from Clarendon Parish, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Rodolph William Austin (born 1 June 1985) is a Jamaican professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Esbjerg fB. He is renowned as a tough tackling central midfielder who can play in ...more
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Frank Sinclair is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Defender from Lambeth, London, United Kingdom

Nationality: England, Jamaica

Frank Mohammed Sinclair (born 3 December 1971) is a Jamaican former professional footballer. Sinclair, a defender most notably spent time playing in the Premier League for both Chelsea and ...more
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Jobi McAnuff is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Midfielder from Edmonton, London, London, England

Nationality: England, Jamaica

Joel Joshua Frederick Melvin "Jobi" McAnuff (born 9 November 1981) is a professional footballer who plays for League Two club Leyton Orient. He is predominantly a winger but he has ...more
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Tyrone Marshall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Jamaica
Tyrone Marshall Defender from Kingston, Jamaica

Nationality: Jamaica

Tyrone Everton Marshall (born 12 November 1974 in Kingston, Jamaica) is a retired Jamaican footballer and current coach.