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The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland

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Vote up the best Swiss soccer players of all time.

Who are the best football players from Switzerland? This list includes the greatest soccer players born in Switzerland or who played on the Switzerland national football team. While the Swiss men's national team has a long and storied history of producing top international talent, fans of the Rossocrociati have been waiting for the A-Team to capture international glory. So, who are the best footballers from Switzerland? Who is the best Swiss soccer player of all time?

Some of the best Swiss soccer players include national legends like Heinz Hermann, Stéphane Chapuisat, Alexander Frei, and Stephan Lichtsteiner. There are also current Swiss football stars such as Granit Xhaka, Ricardo Rodríguez, and Xherdan Shaqiri, who led Switzerland to a quarter-finals appearance at the Euro Cup 2020. 

Vote up the best soccer players from Switzerland, and help decide who is the greatest Swiss footballer of all time!

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  • Xherdan Shaqiri
    1
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Granit Xhaka
    2
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Yann Sommer
    3
    Goalkeeper
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Stéphane Chapuisat
    4
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Alexander Frei
    5
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Stéphane Henchoz
    6
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Hakan Yakin
    7
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Valon Behrami
    8
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Tranquillo Barnetta
    9
    • Nationality: Switzerland, Italy
  • Ciriaco Sforza
    10
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Gökhan Inler
    11
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland, Turkey
  • Steven Zuber
    12
    Forward, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Philippe Senderos
    13
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Roman Bürki
    14
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Alain Sutter
    15
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Manuel Akanji
    16
    • Nationality: Swiss
  • Kubilay Türkyilmaz
    17
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Stephan Lichtsteiner
    18
    Defender, Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Johann Vogel
    19
    Midfielder
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Murat Yakin
    20
    Defender
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Breel Embolo
    21
    • Nationality: Swiss
  • Ricardo Rodríguez
    22
    • Nationality: Switzerland
  • Denis Zakaria
    23
    Defensive midfielder
    • Johan Djourou
      24
      Defender, Midfielder
      • Nationality: Switzerland, Côte d’Ivoire
    • Umberto Barberis
      25
      • Nationality: Switzerland