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The Best Soccer Players from Mexico  

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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.

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Hirving Lozano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
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Javier Hernández Balcázar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Javier Hernández Balcázar is a Mexican footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Real Madrid, on loan from Manchester United, and the Mexico national football team. ...more
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Jesús Manuel Corona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
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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
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Guillermo Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Goalkeeper
Francisco Guillermo Ochoa Magaña, commonly referred to as Memo, is a Mexican footballer who plays for Spanish club Málaga and the Mexico national team as a goalkeeper. Ochoa made ...more
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Jared Borgetti is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Jared Francisco Borgetti Echavarría is a retired Mexican footballer. Borgetti is the all-time leading goal scorer for the Selección de fútbol de México, with 46 ...more
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Luis Hernández is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Luis Arturo "El Matador" Hernández Carreón is a retired Mexican football striker, the fourth highest goalscorer of all-time for the Selección de fútbol de ...more
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Jorge Campos is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward, Goalkeeper
Jorge Francisco Campos Navarrete is a retired Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper and striker. A notable player of Mexico in the 1990s, Campos was an eccentric player, known for his ...more
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Carlos Vela is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward, Midfielder
Carlos Alberto Vela Garrido is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Sociedad and the Mexico national team as a striker. He started his career at Mexican club C.D. ...more
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Héctor Moreno is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Defender
Héctor Alfredo Moreno Herrera is a Mexican professional footballer, who plays for Spanish club RCD Espanyol and the Mexico national team as a central defender. Moreno was a member of the ...more
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Rafael Márquez is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Defender, Midfielder
Rafael Márquez Álvarez is a Mexican footballer, who plays for Verona in the Serie A and the Mexico national team. He can play as a central defender, sweeper and as a defensive ...more
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Carlos Salcido is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Defender, Midfielder
Carlos Arnoldo Salcido Flores is a Mexican professional footballer who plays for Liga MX club Guadalajara. Mainly a defensive midfielder, he can perform equally as a left back, and central ...more
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Manuel Negrete Arias is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Manuel Negrete Arias Midfielder
Manuel Negrete Arias is a Mexican former footballer and manager, who became famous for scoring one of the most spectacular goals of the 1986 World Cup.
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Ramón Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Midfielder
Jesús Ramón Ramírez Ceceña is a retired Mexican footballer. He is one of the all-time most capped players for the Mexico national team, and last played as a ...more
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Cuauhtémoc Blanco is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward, Midfielder
Cuauhtémoc Blanco Bravo is a Mexican professional footballer, who plays for Puebla in the Liga MX. He also played for the Mexico national team, officially retiring from international ...more
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Luis García Postigo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Luis García Postigo is a former international Mexican footballer, primarily as a striker; he also played as a winger. Today he is a football commentator for TV Azteca and narrates ...more
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Salvador Reyes Monteón is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Salvador Reyes Monteón was a Mexican football player. He played for Guadalajara with 122 goals and 7 championships. Reyes won his first championship in 1957, from then on the club became ...more
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Pável Pardo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Midfielder
Pável Pardo Segura is a retired Mexican international footballer who last played with the Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer. Pardo spent most of his career playing with Club ...more
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Jesús Arellano is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Midfielder
José de Jesús Arellano Alcocer, is a retired Mexican football player. He last played for CF Monterrey in the Primera División de México, with whom he has played most
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Hugo Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Hugo Sánchez Márquez is a Mexican former professional footballer and manager. He began his career playing for Pumas de la UNAM in 1976, and briefly on loan to the San Diego Sockers ...more
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Claudio Suárez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Defender
Claudio "El Emperador" Suárez Sánchez is a retired Mexican footballer. He last played for Chivas USA in Major League Soccer and an exhibition game on 5 September 2010 ...more
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Antonio de Nigris is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Antonio de Nigris Forward
Antonio de Nigris Guajardo was a Mexican footballer who played as a striker. During his career, which was cut short at 31 by a fatal heart attack, he played in six different countries, also ...more
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Ramón Morales is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Defender, Forward, Midfielder
Ramón Morales Higuera is a retired Mexico international footballer and manager who last played for Estudiantes Tecos as a midfielder. He is the Guadalajara Under-20 manager.
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Oswaldo Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Goalkeeper
Oswaldo Javier Sánchez Ibarra is a former Mexican footballer, who played as a goalkeeper. He has 99 caps for Mexico. He was on the cover of the North American edition of FIFA Football
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Omar Bravo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Omar Bravo Tordecillas is a Mexican footballer who plays as a striker for Guadalajara in the Liga MX.
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José de Jesús Corona is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Goalkeeper
José de Jesús Corona Rodríguez, is a Mexican footballer who plays for Cruz Azul as a goalkeeper. He is an olympic gold medalist.