Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay

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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.

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Adrian Sarkissian is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Carlos Adrián Sarkissian Balerio is a retired Uruguayan footballer who played as a side midfielder or winger. He is of Armenian descent.

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Alberto Spencer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Forward
Alberto Pedro Spencer Herrera was an Ecuadorian football player, regarded as the best of his country. He is probably best known for his still-standing record for scoring the most goals in the ...more

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Alcides Ghiggia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Winger
Alcides Edgardo Ghiggia is an Italian-Uruguayan football player, who played as a right winger. He achieved lasting fame for his decisive role in the final match of the 1950 World Cup. He is also ...more

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Alejandro Lago is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Alejandro Lago Defender
Eduardo Alejandro Lago Correa is a Uruguayan footballer. A central defender, he currently plays for Progreso in the Uruguayan Segunda División. He has earned league championships with ...more

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Alejandro Lembo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Alejandro Lembo Defender
Daniel Alejandro Lembo Betancor is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Club Nacional de Football mainly as a central defender.

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Alejandro Mello is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Alejandro Mello Forward
Álvaro Alejandro Melo Silvera is a Uruguayan footballer currently playing for El Tanque Sisley of the Primera Division in Uruguay. Also played for Uruguayan clubs and Ukrainian club FC ...more

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Alejandro Meloño is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Alejandro Meloño Defender
Alejandro Gabriel Meloño Botta is a football player from Uruguay who currently plays for Boca Unidos. Meloño is a left sided central defender. He started his career in 1997 with ...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
Luis Alejandro Rubén de Agustini Varela, known simply as Luis de Agustini, is a Uruguayan, naturalized Libyan football goalkeeper, who plays for Plaza Colonia in the Uruguayan Segunda

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Alexander Medina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Alexander Medina Forward
Alexander Jesús Medina Reobasco is a Uruguayan football striker. He currently plays for Nacional. In 2006, he played one game for the Uruguay national football team, a friendly against ...more

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Álvaro Pereira is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Defender, Midfielder
Álvaro Daniel Pereira Barragán is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Argentine club Estudiantes de La Plata on loan from Internazionale. Mainly a left back, he can perform ...more

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Álvaro Recoba is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Forward, Midfielder
Álvaro Alexander Recoba Rivero is a Uruguayan footballer who plays for Primera División Uruguaya side Club Nacional de Football. He has played also within European football, most ...more

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Antonio Alzamendi is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Antonio Alzamendi Forward
Antonio Alzamendi Casas was a Uruguayan football player who retired in 1991. His official debut was with the Uruguayan team Wanderers de Durazno. Alzamendi played for Uruguay at the 1986 and ...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
Antonio Pacheco d'Agosti is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for C.A. Peñarol as a forward. He also holds an Italian passport. He started his 18-year professional career ...more

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Atilio Ancheta is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Defender
Atilio Genaro Ancheta Weigel is a former footballer from Uruguay, who played for the national team at the 1970 FIFA World Cup. He was a defender and spent most of his career with Grêmio ...more

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Bruno Silva is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Bruno Silva Defender
Bruno Ramón Silva Barone, is an Uruguayan footballer who played as a defensive right back for his hometown side Cerro Largo. During his career he played for Danubio in Uruguay, FC Rostov ...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
Carlos Adrián Valdez Suárez is a Uruguayan football player. He currently plays for Peñarol.

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Carlos Aguilera is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Carlos Aguilera Forward
Carlos Alberto Aguilera Nova is a retired Uruguayan footballer. He began his career playing for River Plate Montevideo, from 1980 to 1982. From 1983 to 1985 he played in Club Nacional de ...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 was a Uruguayan footballer, best known for scoring the first goal ever in a Copa Libertadores. Borges earned 35 caps and scored 10 goals for the Uruguay national football ...more

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Carlos Bueno is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Carlos Bueno Forward
Carlos Heber Bueno Suárez is an Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Argentine club San Martín de San Juan as a striker.

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Carlos Diogo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Defender, Midfielder
Carlos Andrés Diogo Enseñat is a Uruguayan professional footballer. A player of great physical strength, he operates as a defender or midfielder on the right side of the pitch. He ...more

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Carlos Marcora is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Carlos Marcora Midfielder
Carlos Eduardo Marcora De Santis is a Uruguayan footballer.

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Celso Otero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Celso Otero Goalkeeper
Celso Otero Quintás is a retired football goalkeeper from Uruguay, who obtained one official cap for the Uruguay national football team: on August 7, 1988 in a friendly against Colombia ...more

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Claudio Milar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Claudio Milar Forward
Roberto Claudio Milar Decuadra, or simply Claudio Milar, was an Uruguayan football striker, who played last for Brasil de Pelotas.

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Cristian González Aidinovich is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Cristian González Aidinovich Defender
Cristian González full name Cristian Mario González Aidinovich is an Uruguayan football player, currently playing for Club Atlético River Plate .

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Cristian Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Uruguay
Cristian Rodríguez Midfielder
Cristian Gabriel Rodríguez Barotti, known as Cristian Rodríguez, is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays for Brazilian club Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, on loan ...more