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The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland  

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In case you're wondering, here's an extensive list of the best soccer players from Switzerland. The list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Switzerland, along with photos when available. This list of best Swiss 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 Swiss soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Some of the top players on this list include Stefan Frei and Karl Rappan, answering the questions, "Who are the best Swiss footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Swiss soccer player of all time?" Of course, you can help determine just who is the very best, and those that follow close behind. 

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Switzerland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Swiss soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Umberto Barberis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Midfielder
Umberto Barberis or simply Berto is a former Swiss-Italian footballer, last managing Dubai Club.
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Karl Odermatt is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Karl Odermatt Forward, Midfielder
Karl Odermatt is a Swiss former footballer who played for FC Basel and BSC Young Boys throughout the 1960s and 1970s. He played as a midfielder or striker and is generally regarded as one of the ...more
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Taulant Xhaka is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Defender
Taulant Ragip Xhaka is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Swiss club Basel and the Albania national football team.
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Johan Vonlanthen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Forward, Midfielder
Johan Vonlanthen Benavídez is a Swiss footballer who plays as a winger for Swiss Challenge League side FC Schaffhausen on loan from Grasshoppers. His stepfather is a Swiss national, ...more
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Charles Antenen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Charles Antenen
Charles Antenen was a Swiss football player, who was nicknamed Kiki.
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Alfred Bickel is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Alfred Bickel Forward
Alfred Bickel, also referred to as Fredy Bickel was a Swiss football player and coach. He played as a forward for local club Grasshopper Club Zürich and the Switzerland national team, ...more
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Josef Hügi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Josef Hügi Forward
Josef "Seppe" Hügi was a Swiss international footballer who played as a striker during the late 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s.
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Lorik Cana is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Defender, Midfielder
Lorik Cana is an Albanian professional footballer who plays as a defender for Italian club Lazio and captains the Albania national football team. He used to primarily play as a defensive
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Alain Rochat is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Defender, Midfielder
Alain Rochat is a Swiss footballer who plays for BSC Young Boys.
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Bernt Haas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Defender
Bernt Haas is a Swiss former football defender who last played for the Swiss club FC St. Gallen.
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Reto Ziegler is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Reto Ziegler Defender, Midfielder
Reto Pirmin Ziegler is a Swiss footballer who plays as a left defender for Swiss club FC Sion. He has played top-flight football in six different countries, and earned 32 international caps for ...more
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Rudolf Ramseyer is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Rudolf Ramseyer
Rudolf Ramseyer was a Swiss football player who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the Swiss team, which won the silver medal in the football tournament.
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David Degen is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Forward, Midfielder
David Degen is a former Swiss footballer who last played for FC Basel, mostly as a right midfielder, in the Swiss Super League. He is half Dutch as his mother is from the Netherlands. His twin ...more
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Norbert Eschmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Norbert Eschmann Midfielder
Norbert Eschmann was a Swiss-French footballer.
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Stéphane Grichting is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Defender
Stéphane Grichting is a Swiss football defender who plays for Grasshopper. He currently has 36 caps for the Swiss national team, and was called up to the 2006 FIFA World Cup and 2010 FIFA ...more
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Ramon Vega is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Defender
Ramon Vega is a Swiss retired footballer of Spanish descent who played as a central defender. During his 13-year professional career he was best known for his spell in England at Tottenham ...more
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Marco Wölfli is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Marco Wölfli Goalkeeper
Marco Wölfli is a Swiss football goalkeeper and captain of BSC Young Boys in the Swiss Super League. He is contracted to the club until June 2015. Wölfli made his league debut for ...more
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Ruedi Zahner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Ruedi Zahner Defender, Midfielder
Rudolf "Ruedi" Zahner is a Swiss former footballer who played as a defender during the 1970s, 1980's. Zahner began playing professionally in 1976 with his local club, FC Aarau. In ...more
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Aljmir Murati is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Aljmir Murati Forward
Aljmir Murati is a Swiss football player of Kosovar Albanian descent who plays for Potenza S.C..
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Johan Berisha is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Forward
Johan Berisha is a Swiss footballer of Albanian descent. He is currently without a club.
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Urs Schönenberger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Urs Schönenberger
Urs Schönenberger is a Swiss football manager and former player.
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Nico Abegglen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
anonymous999 added Nico Abegglen Forward
Nico Abegglen is a Swiss professional footballer who plays as a forward for FC Vaduz.
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Albert Bunjaku is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Forward
Albert Bunjaku is a Swiss-Kosovar football player who plays for FC St. Gallen. He represented Switzerland at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Now he plays as a forward for the Kosovo national football
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Bruno Berner is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Bruno Berner Defender, Midfielder
Bruno George Berner is a former Swiss footballer who retired from professional football on 1 March 2012. Berner last played for Leicester City. Throughout this career, Bruno played predominantly ...more
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Jan Berger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Switzerland
Midfielder
Jan Berger is a Czech-Swiss football midfielder.