As one of the great soccer countries, here's an extensive list of the best soccer players from Mexico. The list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Mexico, along with photos when available. This list of best Mexican 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 Mexican soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.
Players here include everyone from Edgar Andrade to Carlos Gerardo Rodríguez. This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Mexican footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Mexican soccer player of all time?"
You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Mexico in order to get more information about each one. If you're a football lover, use this list of popular Mexican soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
- Hugo Sánchez Márquez (born 11 July 1958) is a Mexican retired professional footballer and manager, who played as a forward. A prolific goalscorer known for his spectacular strikes and volleys, ...more
- Rafael Márquez Álvarez (Spanish: [rafaˈel ˈmaɾkes] (listen); born 13 February 1979) is a Mexican former professional footballer. He played as a central defender, sweeper, or defensive midfielder. ...more
- José Andrés Guardado Hernández (Spanish pronunciation: [anˈdɾez ɣwaɾˈðaðo]; born 28 September 1986) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Betis and captains the Mexico ...more
- Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magaña (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡiˈʝeɾmo oˈtʃo.a]; born 13 July 1985), commonly referred to as Memo, is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Liga ...more
- Javier Hernández Balcázar (Spanish pronunciation: [xaˈβjeɾ eɾˈnandez βalˈkasaɾ] (listen); born 1 June 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club West ...more
- Carlos Alberto Vela Garrido (born 1 March 1989) is a Mexican professional footballer who captains and plays as a winger for Los Angeles FC and the Mexico national team. Vela started his career at ...more
- Jorge Campos Navarrete (born 15 October 1966) is a retired Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper and striker. A notable player of Mexico in the 1990s and early 2000s, Campos was an eccentric ...more
- Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo (Spanish pronunciation: [kwauˈtemok ˈblaŋko]; born 17 January 1973) is a Mexican politician and former professional footballer who is the current Governor of Morelos under the ...more
- Giovani "Gio" dos Santos Ramírez (Spanish pronunciation: [ɟʝoˈβani ðos ˈsantos] Brazilian Portuguese: [dus ˈsɐ̃tus]; born 11 May 1989) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club ...more
- Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera (born 17 January 1988) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Qatari club Al-Gharafa and the Mexico national team as a central defender. Moreno came through ...more
- Jared Francisco Borgetti Echavarría (Spanish [xaˈɾeð βorˈxeti] ; born 14 August 1973) is a retired Mexican footballer. At 46 goals, Borgetti is the second all-time leading goal scorer (behind Javier ...more
- Luis Arturo Hernández Carreón (born December 22, 1968) is a Mexican former footballer. Known by his nickname "El Matador" ("The Matador"), Hernández played as a striker and is the fourth highest ...more
- Carlos Arnoldo Salcido Flores (American Spanish: [ˈkaɾlos aɾˈnoldo salˈsiðo ˈfloɾes]; born 2 April 1980) is a Mexican professional footballer. Salcido started his career as a left back, then ...more
- Jesús Manuel Corona Ruíz is a Mexican professional footballer, who plays at winger for Dutch club Twente and the Mexico national team. He is commonly known as "El Tecatito".
- Hirving Rodrigo Lozano Bahena (born 30 July 1995) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A club Napoli and the Mexico national team. Popularly known by his nickname ...more
- Oswaldo Javier Sánchez Ibarra (known as Oswaldo Sánchez, Spanish [ozˈβaldo ˈsantʃes] ; born September 21, 1973) is a former Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. Sánchez is highly regarded ...more
- Pável Pardo Segura (Spanish [ˈpaβel ˈparðo] ; born 26 July 1976) is a Mexican former footballer who played as a midfielder. He amassed 146 caps playing for Mexico while scoring 11 goals. Pardo spent ...more
- José de Jesús Corona Rodríguez (born 26 January 1981), known as Jesús Corona, is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Mexican club Cruz Azul and the Mexico national team. ...more
- Paul Nicolás Aguilar Rojas (born 6 March 1986) is a Mexican professional footballer who plays as a right-back for América.Aguilar has represented Mexico at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup, as well ...more
- Claudio Suárez Sánchez (locally [ˈklawðjo ˈswaɾes ˈsantʃes]; born 17 December 1968) is a retired Mexican footballer who played as a defender. He last played for Chivas USA in Major League Soccer and ...more
- Ramón Ramírez may refer to: Ramón Ramírez (footballer) (born 1969), retired Mexican football (soccer) player Ramón Ramírez (Panamanian pitcher) (born 1977), Panamanian professional baseball ...more
- Omar Bravo Tordecillas (born 4 March 1980) is a Mexican footballer who plays as a striker for UdeG of the Ascenso MX. He is Guadalajara's all-time leading scorer in all matches.
- Ramón Morales Higuera (born 10 October 1975 in La Piedad, Michoacán) is a retired Mexican international footballer who played as a midfielder.
- Benjamín Galindo Marentes (born December 11, 1960 in Tierra Blanca, Zacatecas), nicknamed El Maestro (The Master), is a Mexican former footballer. He participated with the national team in the 1994 ...more
- Salvador Reyes Monteón (September 20, 1936 – December 29, 2012) was a Mexican football player. He played for Guadalajara with 122 goals and 7 championships. Reyes won his first championship in 1957, ...more