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The Best Soccer Players from New Zealand

List of the best soccer players from New Zealand. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from New Zealand, along with photos when available. This list of best Kiwi 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 Kiwi soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

These players, like Vaughan Coveny and Jock Aird include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Kiwi footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Kiwi soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of New Zealand in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Kiwi soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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  • Chris Wood
    1
    Forward
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Wynton Rufer
    2
    • Nationality: Switzerland, New Zealand
  • Ryan Nelsen
    3
    Defender
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Winston Reid
    4
    Defender
    • Nationality: Denmark, New Zealand
  • Marco Rojas
    5
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • 7

    Sarpreet Singh

  • Shane Smeltz
    8
    • Nationality: Germany, New Zealand
  • 9

    Liberato Cacace

  • Glen Moss
    10
    Goalkeeper
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • 11
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: England, New Zealand
  • Stefan Marinovic
    12
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Simon Elliott
    14
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Tommy Smith
    17
    Defender
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, England, New Zealand
  • Michael McGlinchey
    18
    • Nationality: United Kingdom, New Zealand
  • Vaughan Coveny
    19
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Ivan Vicelich
    20
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Mark Paston
    21
    Goalkeeper
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Kosta Barbarouses
    22
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • 23
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Frank van Hattum
    24
    • Nationality: New Zealand
  • Rory Fallon
    25
    • Nationality: England, New Zealand