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Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

Updated June 14, 2019 74.2k views732 items

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

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different players, including Julio Morales and Rider O'Neil, as ranked by soccer fans worldwide. So, if you're wondering, "Who are the best Uruguayan footballers?" or "Who is the greatest Uruguayan soccer player of all time?", this can help answer your questions.

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

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    Adrian Sarkissian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
    Carlos Adrián Sarkissian Balerio (born 13 February 1979) is a Uruguayan former footballer who... more
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    Alberto Spencer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    BirthplaceEcuador

    NationalityUruguay, Ecuador

    Alberto Pedro Spencer Herrera (6 December 1937 – 3 November 2006) was an Ecuadorian-Uruguayan... more

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    Alcides Ghiggia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityItaly, Uruguay

    Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia Pereyra (pronounced [ˈɡiddʒa]; 22 December 1926 – 16 July 2015) was an... more
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    Alejandro Lago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Alejandro Lago

    Defender

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Eduardo Alejandro Lago Correa (born 28 June 1979 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan footballer. A... more
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    Alejandro Lembo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Alejandro Lembo

    Defender

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Daniel Alejandro Lembo Betancor (born 15 February 1978) is a Uruguayan retired footballer who... more
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    Alejandro Mello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Alejandro Mello

    Forward

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Álvaro Alejandro Melo Silvera (born May 13, 1979) is a Uruguayan footballer who plays as a... more
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    Alejandro Meloño is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Alejandro Meloño

    Defender

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Alejandro Gabriel Meloño Botta (born April 27, 1977) is a football player from Uruguay who... more
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    Luis de Agustini is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Luis de Agustini

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceSauce, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Luis Alejandro Rubén de Agustini Varela (Arabic: لويس أليخاندر روبين دي أغوستيني فاريلا‎; born... more
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    Alexander Medina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Alexander Medina

    Forward

    BirthplaceSalto, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Alexander Jesús Medina Reobasco (born 8 August 1978 in Salto) is an Uruguayan retired football... more
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    Álvaro Pereira is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Álvaro Pereira

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Álvaro Daniel Pereira Barragán (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalβaɾo peˈɾeiɾa]; born 28 November... more
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    Álvaro Recoba is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Álvaro Recoba

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Álvaro Alexánder Recoba Rivero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈalβaɾo alekˈsandeɾ reˈkoβa riˈβeɾo];... more
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    Antonio Alzamendi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Antonio Alzamendi

    Forward

    BirthplaceDurazno, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Antonio Alzamendi Casas (born 7 June 1956 in Durazno) is a Uruguayan footballer who played as... more
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    Antonio Pacheco D'Agosti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Antonio Pacheco D'Agosti

    Forward

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Antonio Pacheco d'Agosti (born 11 April 1976) is a Uruguayan retired footballer who played as... more
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    Atilio Ancheta is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    BirthplaceFlorida, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Atilio Genaro Ancheta Weigel (born 19 July 1948 in Florida, Uruguay) is a former footballer... more
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    Bruno Silva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Bruno Silva

    Defender

    BirthplaceCerro Largo Department, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Bruno Ramón Silva Barone (born 29 March 1980 in Cerro Largo), is a Uruguayan former footballer... more
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    Carlos Adrián Valdez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Carlos Adrián Valdez

    Defender

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Carlos Adrián Valdez Suárez (born 2 May 1983) is a Uruguayan football player. He currently... more
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    Carlos Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Carlos Aguilera may refer to: Carlos Aguilera (theater director) (1945–2009), Uruguayan... more
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    Carlos Borges is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Carlos Borges

    Carlos Ariel Borges (14 January 1932 – 5 February 2014) was a Uruguayan footballer who played... more
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    Carlos Bueno is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Carlos Bueno

    Forward

    BirthplaceArtigas, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Carlos Heber Bueno Suárez (born 10 May 1980) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays... more
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    Carlos Diogo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Carlos Diogo

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityItaly, Uruguay

    Carlos Andrés Diogo Enseñat (born 18 July 1983) is a former Uruguayan footballer. A player of... more
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    Carlos Marcora is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Carlos Marcora

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceMontevideo, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Carlos Eduardo Marcora De Santis (born 1 February 1976 in Montevideo) is a Uruguayan... more
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    Celso Otero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Celso Otero

    Goalkeeper

    NationalityUruguay

    Celso Otero Quintás (born February 1, 1959 in Montevideo) is a retired football goalkeeper... more
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    Claudio Milar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Claudio Milar

    Forward

    BirthplaceChuy, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Roberto Claudio Milar Decuadra (6 April 1974 – 16 January 2009), or simply Claudio Milar, was... more
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    Cristian González Aidinovich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Cristian González Aidinovich

    Defender

    BirthplaceAtlántida, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Cristian González full name Cristian Mario González Aidinovich (born December 19, 1976) is an... more
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    Cristian Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

    Cristian Rodríguez

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceJuan Lacaze

    NationalityUruguay

    Cristian Gabriel Rodríguez Barotti (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkɾistjan roˈðɾiɣes]; born 30... more
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