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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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Luis Hernández is listed (or ranked) 4 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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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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Carlos Vela is listed (or ranked) 6 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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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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Guillermo Ochoa is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Jesús Arellano is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Ramón Ramírez is listed (or ranked) 10 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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Salvador Reyes Monteón is listed (or ranked) 11 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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Luis García Postigo is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Rafael Márquez is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Héctor Moreno is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Manuel Negrete Arias is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Enrique Borja is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Enrique David Borja García is a Mexican former football striker who played 65 games for the Mexico national team between 1966 and 1975, scoring 31 goals. Borja is the sixth all time ...more
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Luis Roberto Alves is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Luis Roberto Alves Forward
Luís Roberto Alves dos Santos Gavranic also known as Zague or Zaguinho is a former Mexican footballer. He is the son of José Alves "Zague".
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Carlos Hermosillo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Forward
Carlos Manuel Hermosillo Goytortúa is a Mexican former football player. He is one of the top all-time goalscorers for the Mexico national team. He is also known as "El Grandote de
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Pável Pardo is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Benjamín Galindo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Midfielder
Benjamín Galindo Marentes, nicknamed El Maestro, was a Mexican footballer. He participated with the national team in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He last coached CD Guadalajara.
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Ramón Morales is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Ricardo Osorio is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Ricardo Osorio Defender
Ricardo Osorio Mendoza is a Mexican international football defender, who currently plays for Querétaro. He also plays for the Mexico national football team.
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Claudio Suárez is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Alberto Coyote is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Midfielder
Héctor Alberto Coyote Tapia is a retired Mexican footballer as a midfielder and manager. He obtained a total number of 54 caps for the Mexico national team between 1992 and 2001, and was ...more
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Antonio Carbajal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Mexico
Goalkeeper
Antonio Félix "Tota" Carbajal Rodríguez is a Mexican former football goalkeeper. He was also called "El Cinco Copas", in reference to his record of five World