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Wondering who are the best soccer players from Saudi Arabia? Check out this extensive list of the top soccer (or “football”) players from Saudi Arabia, along with photos when available. This list of best Saudi Arabian soccer players is ordered by popularity (as ranked by you), so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Saudi Arabian soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list below has a variety of players, like Majdi Siddiq and Mohammad Al-Shalhoub, but includes a broad range of players who may all be considered some of the best. Whether you're looking for the very best or simply the top Saudi Arabian players of all time, you'll find them here. In short, this list answers the questions, "Who are the best Saudi Arabian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Saudi Arabian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Saudi Arabia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Saudi Arabian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching. Be sure to vote up your favorite players, while voting down any you feel should be lower on the list to ultimately determine the best Saudi Arabian footballers ever.

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Yousuf Al-Thunayan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Yousuf Al-Thunayan Midfielder Yousuf Al-Thunayan is a former association football midfielder from Saudi Arabia. He spent all 21 seasons of his career at Al-Hilal.

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Majed Abdullah is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Forward Majed Abdullah ‎ is a former Saudi Arabian footballer who played as a striker for Al-Nassr and Saudi national team. He won Asian Footballer of the Year three times in 1984, 1985 and 1986. He won ...more

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Mohamed Al-Deayea is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Goalkeeper Mohamed Abdullaziz Al-Deayea is a Saudi Arabian retired football goalkeeper. He played in four FIFA World Cups for the Saudi Arabia national team and earned a total of 172 officially recognized ...more

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Mohammed Noor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Noor Midfielder Mohammed Noor Hawsawi, commonly known as Mohammed Noor, also known by his shirt name Noor, is a footballer from Saudi Arabia. He currently plays for Saudi Professional League side Al Ittihad, ...more

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Mohammad Al-Shalhoub is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mohammad Al-Shalhoub Midfielder Mohammad Bandar Al-Shalhoub is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a Left-winger for Al Hilal in the Saudi Professional League. On 30 November 2006, Al-Shalhoub was selected ...more

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Yasser Al-Qahtani is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Forward Yasser Saeed Al-Qahtani is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays as a striker currently plays for Al-Hilal FC in Saudi Professional League. He was also captain of the Saudi Arabian national team. ...more

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Nawaf Al-Temyat is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Nawaf Al-Temyat Midfielder Nawaf Al-Temyat, born June 28, 1976, is a retired Saudi Arabian football player. As a midfielder for Al-Hilal, in 2000 he was Asian Player of the Year, Arab Player of the Year and Saudi Player ...more

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Sami Al-Jaber is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Sami Al-Jaber Forward Sami Abdullah Al-Jaber is a retired football striker from Saudi Arabia. He spent the majority of his career from 1988 to 2008 with Al-Hilal. He is currently manager of Al-Wahda in UAE Arabian ...more

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Abdullah Al-Deayea is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Al-Deayea Abdullah Jamal Al-Deayea is a retired Saudi Arabian professional football goalkeeper. He is the elder brother of the former goalkeeper Mohamed Al-Deayea. Mohamed started off as a handball player ...more

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Saeed Al-Owairan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Saeed Al-Owairan is a former Saudi Arabian international footballer. He scored a famous goal in 1994 FIFA World Cup against Belgium, which is considered to be one of the greatest World Cup goals ...more

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Nawaf Al Abed is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Forward, Midfielder Nawaf Al Abed is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for Al-Hilal. On November 7, 2009 he scored what may be the fastest goal in professional football history. Two seconds into an under-23 ...more

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Saud Kariri is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Saud Kariri Midfielder Saud Khariri is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Al Hilal. He previously played for Al Ittihad. He plays for the Saudi Arabian national team and was called up to the ...more

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Hamzah Idris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Forward Hamzah Idris Falatah is a Saudi Arabian footballer. He used to play as a striker for Ohud from 1992 to 1995 and then for Al Ittihad until he retired in 2007. For Saudi Arabia national team he ...more

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Yasser Al-Shahrani is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Yasser Al-Shahrani Defender Yasser al-Shahrani is Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for club Al-Hilalin Saudi Premier League defender, moved from Al-Qadisiya to Al-Hilal in 2012, He played in 2011 in the championship 2011 ...more

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Mohaisen Al-Jam'an is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mohaisen Mubarak Jam'an Al Dosari is a former Saudi football player. He represented the Saudi national team during the period 1984-1994. He played as a striker.

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Fuad Anwar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Fuad Anwar Amin is a former football defensive midfielder from Saudi Arabia. On club level, he played mostly for Al-Shabab and Al-Nasr in his home country.

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Ahmed Dokhi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Defender Ahmad Al-Dokhi Al-Dossary is a former Saudi Arabian footballer who last played as a defender for Al-Nassr. Al-Dokhi was part of the Al-Hilal team that won the AFC Club Championship and AFC Super ...more

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Osama Hawsawi is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Defender Osama Hawsawi is a Saudi Arabian footballer who currently plays as a central defender for Al-Ahli and the Saudi Arabia national team.

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Malek Mouath is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Malek Mouath Forward Malek Ali Mouath Al-Hawsawi is a Saudi Arabian professional footballer who currently plays for Al-Nassr. Mouath originally played as an attacking midfielder but was converted into a striker ...more

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Saad Al-Harthi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Saad Al-Harthi Forward Saad Mish'al Al-Harthi - also transliterated Sa'ad Al-Harthi - is a Saudi Arabian football striker who plays for Saudi Premiership side Al-Hilal.

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Nasser Al-Shamrani is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Forward Nasser Al-Shamrani is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for Al-Hilal. Nasser, a forward, moved to Al-Shabab during the beginning of the 2007–08 season from Al-Wehda.

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Fahad Al-Muwallad is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Fahad Al-Muwallad Forward Fahad Mosaed Al-Muwallad Al-Harbi is a Saudi professional footballer who plays for Saudi Professional League club Al-Ittihad as Winger. On 31 July, he scored the second goal for Saudi Arabia ...more

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Fahad Al-Mehallel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Fahad Al-Mehallel Forward Fahad Al Mehalel is a retired Saudi Arabian football striker. He played at a club level for Al-Shabab and Al-Nassr. For the national team, he played at the World Cups in 1994 and 1998 FIFA World ...more

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Abdoh Otaif is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Abdoh Otaif Forward, Midfielder Abdoh Ibrahim Otaif is a football player who plays for Al-Shabab in Riyadh, in the Saudi Premier League. He also plays for the Saudi Arabia national team, and was called up for the 2010 World ...more

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Salem Al-Dossari is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Salem Al-Dossari Defender, Midfielder Salem Al-Dossari is a Saudi Arabian footballer who plays for Al-Hilal football club.

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Ahmed Al-Fraidi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Ahmed Al-Fraidi Midfielder Ahmed Al-Fraidi is a Saudi football player who currently plays for Al-Nassr. At the age of 17 he joined the Riyadh based club Al-Hilal, where he played as number 8 on a midfielder position.

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Talal Al-Meshal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Talal Al-Meshal Forward Talal Al-Meshal is a Saudi Arabian footballer. He played for Al-Ahli and he is now playing with Al-Raed . He played for Al-Ittihad in the 2008 AFC Champions League group stages. He plays for the ...more

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Ibrahim Ghaleb is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Ibrahim Ghaleb Forward Ibrahim Jahshan is a Saudi Arabian footballer.

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Khaled Aziz is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Khaled Aziz Midfielder Khaled Aziz Al-Thaker is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a midfielder for Al-Nassr FC. He plays for the Saudi Arabian national team and was recently called up to the squad ...more

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Ahmad Jamil Madani is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Ahmad Jamil Madani Defender Ahmad Jamil Madani is a retired Saudi Arabian footballer. He played in a defensive role. Ahmed is a rock defend of Saudi Arabia, is one of the greatest defenders on the passage history of Saudi ...more

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Redha Tukar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Redha Tukar Defender Redha Hassan Tukar Fallatha is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a defender for Al Ittihad. Tukar started his career at second division Ohod and before joining Al-Shabab, ...more

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Naif Hazazi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Naif Hazazi Forward Naif Hazazi, also nicknamed El Saqr - means The Falcon, is a Saudi Arabian footballer, who plays for Al-Shabab and the Saudi Arabia national football team as a striker.

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Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari Abdullah Jumaan Al-Dosari is a Saudi Arabian footballer.

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Mohammed Al-Khilaiwi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
jalal-al-da_hri added Defener Mohammed Saleh Al-Khilaiwi was a football defender from Saudi Arabia. Arguably, the best Saudi defender that ever played football. At the club level, he played mostly for Al-Ittihad in his home ...more

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Abdulrahman Al-Bishi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Abdulrahman Al-Bishi Abdulrahman Al-Bishi is a Saudi Arabian footballer.

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Abdullah Jamaan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Abdullah Jamaan Defender Abdullah Jamaan is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a defender for Al Ittihad.

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Mohammed Al-Khojali is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mohammed Al-Khojali Mohammed Babkr Al-Khojali is a Saudi Arabian football goalkeeper. He played most of his career for Al-Nassr. Al-Khojali played for the Saudi Arabia national football team and participated in the ...more

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Khalid Al Temawi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Khalid Al Temawi Midfielder Khalid al Temawi is a retired Saudi Arabian footballer. Al Temawi made several appearances for the Saudi Arabia national football team, including playing in 13 qualifying matches for the 1994 ...more

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Yasser Al Mosailem is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Yasser Al Mosailem Goalkeeper Yasser Al-Mosailem He is is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a Goalkeeper for Al Ahli.

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Yassir Al-Taifi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Yassir Al-Taifi Defender Yassir Al-Taifi is a Saudi Arabian football defender who played for Saudi Arabia in the 1994 FIFA World Cup. He also played for Al-Riyadh.

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Hussein Sulaimani is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Defender Hussein Abdulghani Sulaimani is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a defender for Al-Nassr.

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Mansoor Al-Harbi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mansoor Al-Harbi Defender Mansoor Adeeg Al-Harbi [منصور عتيق الحربي in Arabic] is a Saudi football player. He currently plays for Al Ahli.

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Hassan Al-Otaibi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Hassan Al-Otaibi Goalkeeper Hassan Al-Otaibi is a Saudi Arabian football goalkeeper. He currently plays for Al-Hilal of the Saudi Premier League. In 2007, Al-Otaibi was loaned out to Al-Qadisiya, before joining Al-Hilal.

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Saleh Nu'eimeh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Saleh Nu'eimeh Saleh Mohammed Nu'eimah is a Saudi Arabian soccer player.

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Mansour Al-Mousa is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mansour Al-Mousa Midfielder Mansour Al-Mousa is a Saudi Arabian football player. He was born on October 29, 1972, in Unaizah in Saudi Arabia and plays in the position of striker. He played for Al-Najma as a midfielder from ...more

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Omar Hawsawi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Omar Hawsawi Omar Hawsawi is a Saudi Arabian footballer.

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Essa Al-Mehyani is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Essa Al-Mehyani Forward Essa Mohhmad Humod Al Mehyani Al Hothaili is a Saudi Arabian football player. He currently plays for Al-Shabab Riyadh as a striker.

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Abdulrahman Al Shoaibi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Midfielder Abdulrahman Al-Shoaibi is a Saudi Arabian footballer for Hajer Club .

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Khalid Al-Mansour is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Khalid Al-Mansour Khalid Al-Mansour is a retired football striker from Saudi Arabia, who played for Al-Arabi from 1985 to 1997. He played for the Al-Arabi first team without graded in age groups in 1985 and he ...more

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Mabrouk Zaid is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Saudi Arabia
Mabrouk Zaid Goalkeeper Mabrouk Zaid is a Saudi Arabian football player who currently plays as a goalkeeper for Al-Ittihad. Zaid is a member of the Saudi Arabian national team and was called up to the squad to ...more