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Curious as to who the best soccer players from United Kingdom are? This list includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from United Kingdom, along with photos when available. This list of best British 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 British soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for. Who is your favorite English soccer player?  These are the best English soccer players ever!

A list made up of players like Justin Fashanu and Tom Brown and other famous English soccer players, answering the questions, "Who are the best British footballers?" and "Who is the greatest British soccer player of all time?" You can help determine just who are the best players by voting up your choices below, and voting down any you feel should be lower on the list.

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

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452 154
George Best is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
George Best Midfielder

2
287 120
Bobby Charlton is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Bobby Charlton Forward, Midfielder

3
261 117
Bobby Moore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Bobby Moore Defender

4
192 120
Gordon Banks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Gordon Banks Goalkeeper

5
202 141
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

6
229 116
Kenny Dalglish is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Kenny Dalglish Forward

7
168 118
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Paul Scholes Midfielder

8
368 208
Steven Gerrard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Steven Gerrard Midfielder

9
159 104
Sir Stanley Matthews is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Sir Stanley Matthews Outside forward, Midfielder

10
177 102
Kevin Keegan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Kevin Keegan Forward, Center Forward, Midfielder

11
358 231
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
David Beckham Midfielder

12
134 71
Ian Rush is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added Ian Rush Forward

13
192 117
Alan Shearer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Alan Shearer Forward

14
154 121
Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Denis Law Forward

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165 106
Paul Gascoigne is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added Paul Gascoigne Midfielder

16
188 125
Frank Lampard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Frank Lampard Midfielder

17
93 49
Graeme Souness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Graeme Souness Midfielder

18
125 76
John Barnes is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
John Barnes Midfielder

19
185 111
Gary Lineker is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Gary Lineker Forward

20
116 60
Jimmy Greaves is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added Jimmy Greaves Forward

21
80 36
Pat Jennings is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Pat Jennings Goalkeeper

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75 34
Glenn Hoddle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Glenn Hoddle Midfielder

23
81 39
Peter Beardsley is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Peter Beardsley Forward, Midfielder

24
69 40
Billy Bremner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Billy Bremner Midfielder

25
103 86
John Charles is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added John Charles Forward, Midfielder

26
66 29
Peter Shilton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Peter Shilton Goalkeeper

27
158 92
Michael Owen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Michael Owen Forward

28
268 177
Wayne Rooney is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Wayne Rooney Forward

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75 41
Alan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Alan Hansen Defender

30
56 36
Jimmy Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Jimmy Johnstone Outside forward, Midfielder

31
52 32
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
MatthewGill added Chris Waddle Midfielder

32
60 23
Ray Clemence is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Ray Clemence Goalkeeper

33
59 24
Steve McManaman is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Tom Šmíd added Steve McManaman Midfielder

34
197 121
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
jackslee2 added Gareth Bale Forward, Midfielder

35
48 32
Dixie Dean is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Dixie Dean Forward

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97 86
Tom Finney is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Tom Finney Outside forward, Forward

37
72 66
Geoff Hurst is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Geoff Hurst Forward

38
73 60
Matthew Le Tissier is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added Matthew Le Tissier Forward, Midfielder

39
54 23
Roger Hunt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Roger Hunt Forward

40
59 29
Jamie Carragher is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Jamie Carragher Defender

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42 31
Dave Mackay is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Dave Mackay Defender, Midfielder

42
48 43
Bryan Robson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Bryan Robson Midfielder

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36 29
Duncan Edwards is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Duncan Edwards Wing half, Midfielder

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109 110
Rio Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Rio Ferdinand Defender

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30 8
Billy Liddell is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
bigcraig added Billy Liddell

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46 40
Tony Adams is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added Tony Adams Defender

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37 22
Nobby Stiles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Nobby Stiles Midfielder

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42 47
Billy Wright is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
BaruchLalaev added Billy Wright Defender

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55 52
David Seaman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
RussellBrill added David Seaman Goalkeeper

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39 20
Jimmy Case is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom
Jimmy Case Midfielder