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Famous Soccer Players from Paraguay

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Updated June 14, 2019 34.9k views 377 items

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

Examples of players on this list: Blas Romero, Claudio Morel Rodríguez and more.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Paraguay in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Paraguayan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Forward from Luque, Paraguay
Adriano Samaniego Giménez (born 8 September 1963 in Luque, Paraguay) is a former football striker.
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Forward and Midfielder from Paraguay
Aldo Osmar Adorno (born 8 April 1982) is a Paraguayan footballer who plays as a forward for P.O. Xylotymbou in the Cypriot Third Division.
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Aldo Bobadilla Goalkeeper from Pedro Juan Caballero, Paraguay
Aldo Antonio Bobadilla Ávalos (born 20 April 1976 in Pedro Juan Caballero) is a Paraguayan retired football goalkeeper and current manager of Club Nacional.
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Forward from Encarnación, Paraguay
Alfredo Damián Mendoza Sulewski (born 12 December 1963 in Encarnación) is a retired football striker from Paraguay. A player of Cerro Porteño he was a member of the national ...more
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Antolín Alcaraz Defender from San Roque González de Santa Cruz
Antolín Alcaraz Viveros (born 30 July 1982) is a Paraguayan professional footballer who plays for Club Olimpia as a central defender. He rarely settled with a team in his early career, ...more
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Arístides Rojas
Arístides Fabián Rojas Aranda (born 1 August 1970) is a former Paraguayan footballer who played as a striker. He represented Paraguay at the 1998 FIFA World Cup. At club level he ...more
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Forward from Asunción, Paraguay
Arsenio Pastor Erico Martínez (30 March 1915 – 23 July 1977) was a Paraguayan football striker. He is the all-time highest goalscorer in the Argentine first division, with 295 goals ...more
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Forward from Asunción, Paraguay
Attila Sallustro (Italian pronunciation: [ˈattila salˈlustro]; 15 December 1908 – 28 May 1983) was a professional Italian–Paraguayan footballer who played as a striker. He is considered an ...more
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Defender and Midfielder from Luque, Paraguay
Aureliano Torres Román (born 16 June 1982) is a Paraguayan footballer who plays for 12 de Octubre in the Paraguayan División Intermedia. At club level, Torres achieved the 2002 ...more
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Aurelio González
Aurelio Ramón González Benítez (25 September 1905 in Luque, Paraguay – 9 July 1997) was a Paraguayan football player. González is one of the greatest football players ...more
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Defender from Asunción, Paraguay
Carlos Bonet Cáceres (born 2 October 1977 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan former footballer who played as a right winger for Club Nacional in the Paraguayan Primera División. ...more
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Carlos Diarte Forward from Asunción, Paraguay
Carlos Martínez Diarte (26 January 1954 – 29 June 2011), alias Lobo, was a Paraguayan football striker and coach.
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Defender from Ypacaraí, Paraguay
Carlos Alberto Gamarra Pavón (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos alˈβeɾto ɣaˈmara paˈβon]) (born 17 February 1971) is a Paraguayan former football player. He captained the Paraguay national ...more
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Carlos Humberto Paredes Midfielder from Asunción, Paraguay
Carlos Humberto Paredes Monges (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾlos umˈbeɾto paˈɾeðes ˈmoŋɡes]; born 16 July 1976 in Asunción, Paraguay) is a Paraguayan coach and former footballer. His ...more
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Carlos Jara Saguier
Carlos de los Santos Jara Saguier (born 25 August 1956 in Asunción) is a former Paraguayan football player who works as a coach. Carlos is one of the seven Jara Saguier brothers that ...more
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Carlos Lugo
Carlos Lugo may refer to: Carlos Lugo (Paraguayan footballer) (born 1976), Paraguayan football defender Carlos Lugo (baseball) (born 1985), baseball shortstop Carlos Lugo (Colombian footballer) ...more
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Carlos Morales Santos
Carlos Leonardo Morales Santos (born 4 November 1968 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan retired footballer who played mainly as an attacking midfielder.
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Catalino Rivarola Defender from Paraguay
Catalino Rivarola Méndez (born 30 April 1965 in Zabalhos, Asunción) is a former football defender from Paraguay.
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Cayetano Ré Forward from Asunción, Paraguay
Cayetano Ré Ramírez (7 February 1938 – 26 November 2013) was a Paraguayan footballer striker and coach who was born in Asunción.
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Defender from Asunción, Paraguay
Celso Rafael Ayala Gavilán (locally [ˈselso rafaˈel aˈʝala ɣaβiˈlan]; born 20 August 1970) is a retired Paraguayan football defender. He was most recently the head coach of Deportivo ...more
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Defender from General Artigas, Paraguay
Celso Esquivel González (born 20 March 1981) is a Paraguayan footballer who is currently playing for Club Almagro of the Primera B Metropolitana in Argentina..
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Defender from Asunción, Paraguay
Claudio Marcelo Morel Rodríguez (born 2 February 1978 in Asunción) is a Paraguayan footballer who currently plays for Sarmiento de Leones in the Torneo Federal B. He also plays as ...more
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Midfielder from Asunción, Paraguay
Claudio Vargas (born 1978) is a Dominican former professional baseball pitcher. Claudio Vargas may also refer to: Claudio Vargas (footballer, born 1985), Paraguayan midfielder Claudio Vargas ...more
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Cristian Riveros Midfielder from Juan Augusto Saldívar
Cristian Miguel Riveros Núñez (born 16 October 1982) is a Paraguayan professional footballer who plays for Club Libertad and the Paraguay national football team as a defensive ...more
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Cristian Rolando Ledesma Forward from Asunción, Paraguay
Cristian Rolando Ledesma Núñez (born 11 February 1987) is a Paraguayan football striker currently playing for Deportivo Quito in Ecuador. After scoring 10 goals in 19 games for ...more