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The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan  

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

List is made up of many different players, including Farooq Shah and Atiq Ullah.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Pakistan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Pakistani soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Amjad Iqbal is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender, Midfielder
Amjad Iqbal is a footballer. He has been capped by Pakistan.
2
Muhammad Essa is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Muhammad Essa Forward
Muhammad Essa Khan is a Pashtun Pakistani footballer playing currently for KRL FC. The striker is also the captain of Pakistan national football team and is one of the most talented football ...more
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Kalim Ullah is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Kalim Ullah Forward
Kaleemullah Khan is a Pakistani footballer who plays for Dordoi Bishkek and the Pakistan national team. Khan plays as a midfielder or forward, and has been deployed in a variety of attacking ...more
4
Zesh Rehman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender
Zeshan "Zesh" Rehman is a British-Pakistani professional footballer who plays for Pahang FA in the Malaysia Super League as a defender. He was the first British Asian to start a ...more
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Nabil Aslam is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender
Nabil Aslam is a Pakistani footballer of Danish descent, who currently plays for Svebølle B&I in the Danish 2nd Division. In February 2015 he was called by Pakistan Football ...more
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Rubin Okotie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Forward
Rubin Rafael Okotie is an Austrian professional footballer currently playing as a striker for German 2. Bundesliga side 1860 Munich. Born in Pakistan to a Nigerian father and an Austrian mother, ...more
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Adnan Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Midfielder
Adnan Farooq Ahmed is a Pakistan international footballer who plays for Nelson in the Premier Division of the North West Counties League. Starting his career at Huddersfield Town in 2004, after ...more
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Azeem Razwan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender, Forward, Midfielder
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Jaffar Khan is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Goalkeeper
Jaffar Khan is a Pakistani footballer, who is the current captain of Pakistan Army FC. He is also the former captain of Pakistan national football team. Jaffar, nicknamed Jeff, has been playing ...more
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Saddam Hussain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Saddam Hussain Midfielder
Saddam Hussain is a Pakistani footballer who plays for Kyrgyz club FC Dordoi Bishkek as a central midfielder. Hussain began his career at Pakistan International Airlines, one of the main teams' ...more
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Adam Docker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender
Adam Luke Docker is an English-Pakistani footballer. In 2007 he was called up for Pakistan, where he used the name of Adam Karim. Born to a Pakistani father and English mother, Karim began his ...more
12
Reg Tricker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Reg Tricker Inside forward
Reginald William "Reg" Tricker was an English footballer. Though born in Karachi, then part of British India, now in Pakistan, Tricker's family moved back to England in 1908 when he ...more
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Muhammad Shahid is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Muhammad Shahid Defender
Muhammad Shahid, is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for WAPDA FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Shahid plays as a Defender. He earned his first international cap ...more
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Atif Bashir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Atif Bashir Defender
Atif Bashir Qureshi is a football player, who plays for Dinas Powys and at international level for the Pakistan national team.
15
Abdul Ghafoor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Midfielder
Abdul Ghafoor Majna was a Pakistani professional footballer. He played as a midfielder. Ghafoor was also a former captain of the Pakistan national football team.
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Muhammad Irfan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Muhammad Irfan Defender, Midfielder
Muhammad Irfan is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for PIA FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Irfan is a Defender who can also play as a Midfielder and earned his ...more
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Haroon Yousaf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Haroon Yousaf Defender, Midfielder
Haroon Yousaf was born on 10 November 1973 in Mandi Bahauddin. He was the former Pakistan national football team Captain and was capped 53 times and scored 3 goals in his international career. ...more
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Muhammad Rasool is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Muhammad Rasool Forward
Muhammad Rasool is a Pakistani professional footballer who plays for Karachi Electric and the Pakistan National team.
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Zahid Hameed is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Zahid Hameed Midfielder
Zahid Hameed is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for WAPDA FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Hameed plays as a Midfielder. He earned his first international cap during ...more
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Muhammad Qasim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Muhammad Qasim Forward
Muhammad Qasim is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for KRL FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Qasim is a forward who can also play as a right-winger. He won the Geo ...more
21
Tanveer Ahmed is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender
Tanveer Ahmed is a Pakistani footballer, who is the former captain of WAPDA FC. He is also the former captain of Pakistan national football team. A mainstay in the national team, the experienced ...more
22
Yousuf Butt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Yousuf Butt Goalkeeper
Yousuf Butt is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for Boldklubberne Glostrup Albertslund.
23
Abdul Rehman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Abdul Rehman Forward
Abdul Rehman is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for KPT FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Rehman made an appearance for the Pakistan national football team in the ...more
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Abbas Ali is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Defender, Midfielder
Abbas Ali is a Pakistani footballer, who plays for NBP FC. He is also a member of Pakistan national football team. Ali plays as a defender but can also play as a defensive midfielder. Aged only ...more
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Waseem Ahmad is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Pakistan
Waseem Ahmad
Waseem Ahmad is a Pakistan field hockey player and ex- captain of Pakistan hockey team. He is regarded as one of the best left halfs in the world, and became the most capped midfielder and most ...more