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Famous Soccer Players from Syria

Updated June 14, 2019 15.5k views136 items

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

List contains players like Nizar Mahrous and Abdul Fattah Al Agha.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Syria in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Syrian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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  • 1
    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Aatef Jenyat (Arabic: عاطف جنيات‎; born 8 May 1984 in Homs, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who is currently a free agent, and is a former member of the Syria national football team....  more
  • 2

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Abdul Fattah Al Agha (Arabic: عبد الفتاح الآغا‎; born August 1, 1984, in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer. He currently plays for Masr, which competes in the Egyptian Second Division, the top...  more
  • 3
    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Adnan Al Hafez (Arabic: عدنان الحافظ‎; born April 23, 1984) is a Syrian football goalkeeper. He currently plays for Al-Karamah, which competes in the Syrian Premier League the top division in Syria,...  more
  • 4
    Defender

    BirthplaceRif Dimashq Governorate, Syria

    Ali Diab (Arabic: علي دياب‎; born 23 May 1982 in Ahfer Fauka, Rif Dimashq, Syria) is a Syrian professional association football player. He currently plays for Al-Wahda, which competes in the Syrian...  more
  • 5
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Ammar Rihawi (Arabic: عمار ريحاوي‎) (born on 20 June 1975 in Aleppo, Syria) is a retired Syrian international football midfielder, and current coach...  more
  • 6

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Al Khouja (Arabic: أنس الخجا‎) (born 28 January 1980 in Syria) is a Syrian footballer....  more
  • 7
    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Bakri Tarab (Arabic: بكري طراب‎) (born 20 January 1985 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian football player who is currently playing for Al Masafi in the Iraqi Premier League....  more
  • 8
    Forward

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Fadi Afash (born 4 January 1974 in Syria) is a former football player, most notably with the Portland Timbers of the USL First Division. Afash is best known among Timbers fans for scoring the...  more
  • 9

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Firas Mohamad Al Khatib (Arabic: فراس محمد الخطيب‎; born 9 June 1983 in Homs, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who predominantly plays as a forward. He currently plays for Al-Salmiya, which competes in...  more
  • 10
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceDamascus, Syria

    Feras Esmaeel (Arabic: فراس إسماعيل‎; born 3 January 1983 in Damascus, Syria) is a Syrian footballer. He currently plays for Nart Sukhum, which plays in Abkhazia. He plays as a midfielder. He is an...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceBeirut, Lebanon

    George Mourad (Arabic: جورج مراد‎; born 18 September 1982) is a Swedish-Assyrian retired footballer who played as a striker. ...  more
  • 12

    BirthplaceManbij, Syria

    Ibrahim Al Hasan (Arabic: ابراهيم الحسن‎) (born July 10, 1981 in Syria) is a retired Syrian football player who played lastly currently playing for Al-Nawair in the Syrian Premier League....  more
  • 13

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Jehad Al Hussain (Arabic: جهاد الحسين‎, born July 30, 1984 in Homs, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays for Al-Raed as a midfielder , which competes in the Saudi Professional League, wearing the...  more
  • 14

    BirthplaceSyria

    Khaled Mansoor Al Baba (Arabic: خالد البابا‎) (born in Syria) is a Syrian football player who plays currently for Al-Taliya in Syria....  more
  • 15
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSödertälje, Sweden

    Louay Chanko (Arabic: لؤي شنكو‎; born 29 November 1979) is a retired Swedish-Assyrian-born Syrian footballer who played as a midfielder. After his playing career, Chanko has worked as a coach....  more
  • 16
    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceDamascus, Syria

    Maher Al-Sayed (Arabic: ماهر السيد‎) (born 13 March 1979 in Damascus, Syria) is a former Syrian football player who used to play for Al-Wahda and Al-Jaish in the Syrian League....  more
  • 17
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Mahmoud Amnah (Arabic: محمود آمنة‎; born 15 January 1983 in Aleppo) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Indian club Southern Samity and was a member of the Syria national football...  more
  • 18
    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Mahmoud Karkar (Arabic: محمود كركر‎) (born 21 October 1974) is a Syrian footballer. He currently plays for Al-Wahda, including in the 2014 AFC Cup group stage....  more
  • 19
    Defender

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Majd Homsi (Arabic: مجد حمصي‎, born 12 December 1982 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a defender for Karbalaa, which competes in the Iraqi Premier League the top division in Iraq...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Mohamed Al Zeno (Arabic: محمد زينو‎; born 5 February 1983) is a Syrian professional footballer who plays for Taliya in the Syrian Premier League....  more
  • 21
    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceHoms, Syria

    Mosab Balhous (Arabic: مصعب بلحوس‎; born 5 October 1983) is a Syrian footballer who is currently playing for Al-Karamah in Syria. Balhous is Syria's most-capped player ever with 88 caps. ...  more
  • 22
    Defender

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Mohamad Omar Hemidi (Arabic: محمد عمر حميدي‎, born 1 May 1986 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a defender for Al-Jaish, which competes in the Syrian Premier League the top...  more
  • 23

    BirthplaceQamishli, Syria

    Sanharib Malki Sabah (Syriac: ܣܢܚܪܝܒ ܡܠܟܝ‎; Arabic: سنحاريب ملكي صباح‎; born 1 March 1984) is a Syrian footballer who plays as a striker in the Syrian national team. Besides his Syrian nationality,...  more
  • 24
    Defender

    BirthplaceDamascus, Syria

    Tarek Jabban (Arabic: طارق جبان‎; born 11 December 1975 in Damascus, Syria) is a former Syrian footballer. He last played for Al-Jaish, which competes in the Syrian Premier League, the top division...  more
  • 25
    Midfielder

    BirthplaceAleppo, Syria

    Wael Ayan (Arabic: وائل عيان‎; born June 13, 1985 in Aleppo, Syria) is a Syrian footballer. He currently playing for Kolkata's club Mohammedan. He plays as a midfielder, wearing the number 14 for the...  more