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

Players on this list include Jorge Valdívia and Ricardo Páez.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Venezuela in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Venezuelan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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José Salomón Rondón is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Forward José Salomón Rondón Giménez is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Russian club FC Zenit Saint Petersburg as a striker.

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Juan Arango is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Juan Arango Midfielder Juan Fernando Arango Sáenz is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Club Tijuana in Mexico as an attacking midfielder. Having played more than 100 times for Venezuela, he is ...more

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Tomás Rincón is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Tomás Rincón Defender, Midfielder Tomás Eduardo Rincón Hernández is a Venezuelan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or right back. He currently co-captains the Venezuela national football team ...more

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Josef Martínez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Josef Martínez Forward Josef Alexander Martínez Mencia is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Italian club Torino and the Venezuelan national team as a striker.

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Roberto Rosales is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Roberto Rosales Defender Roberto José Rosales Altuve is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Spanish club Málaga CF. Mainly a right back, he can also play as a right midfielder.

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Ronald Vargas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Ronald Vargas Midfielder Ronald Alejandro Vargas Aranguren is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Turkish club Balıkesirspor as an attacking midfielder.

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Rómulo Otero is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Rómulo Otero Midfielder Rómulo Otero Vásquez is a Venezuelan footballer. He currently plays for Caracas FC, as a midfielder.

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Fernando Aristeguieta is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Fernando Aristeguieta Forward Fernando Luis Aristeguieta de Luca is a Venezuelan international footballer who plays for Philadelphia Union, on loan from FC Nantes, as a striker. In his childhood, he played many international ...more

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Dani Hernández is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Dani Hernández Goalkeeper Daniel 'Dani' Hernández Santos is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays for Spanish club CD Tenerife as a goalkeeper.

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Oswaldo Vizcarrondo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Oswaldo Vizcarrondo Defender Oswaldo Augusto Vizcarrondo Araujo is a Venezuelan professional footballer that plays as a centre back. He currently plays for Nantes in the Ligue 1 and the Venezuelan national team. ...more

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Mario Rondón is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Mario Rondón Forward Mario Junior Rondón Fernández is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Chinese club Shijiazhuang Ever Bright F.C. as a striker.

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Alexander David González is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Defender Alexander David González Sibulo is a Venezuelan footballer. He currently plays for FC Thun of the Swiss Super League. He is mainly a right back, but he can also play as a right

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Fernando Amorebieta is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Defender Fernando Gabriel Amorebieta Mardaras is a professional footballer who plays for English club Middlesbrough on loan from Fulham as a central defender. He played most of his professional career ...more

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Frank Feltscher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Frank Feltscher Midfielder Frank Feltscher Martínez is a Venezuelan football midfielder of Venezuelan and Swiss descent who plays for Aarau. He was born in Bülach, Switzerland.

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José Manuel Rey is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
José Manuel Rey Defender José Manuel Rey Cortegoso is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Deportivo Lara as a central defender. Known as Pokemón and Tetero, and a free kick specialist, he played almost ...more

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Yohandry Orozco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Yohandry Orozco Midfielder Yohandry José Orozco Cujía is a Venezuelan footballer. He plays for Deportivo Táchira. He plays as an Attacking Midfielder.

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Gabriel Cichero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Gabriel Cichero Defender Gabriel Cichero is a Venezuelan football defender who currently plays for Mineros de Guayana. Cichero also plays for the Venezuela national football team. His older brother Alejandro is a ...more

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Jeffrén Suárez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Jeffrén Suárez Forward, Midfielder Jeffrén Isaac Suárez Bermúdez, simply known as Jeffrén, is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Real Valladolid as a forward or winger. He is known for his crossing ...more

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Franklin Lucena is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Franklin Lucena Midfielder Franklin José Lucena Peña is a Venezuelan footballer that currently plays for Primera División club Deportivo La Guaira as a defensive midfielder.

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Juan Enrique García is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Juan Enrique García Forward Juan Enrique García Rivas is a Venezuelan football striker. He is the all-time leading goalscorer in the Venezuelan Primera División, and has been league top scorer in five

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Alejandro Guerra is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Mr. Football added Midfielder Alejandro Abraham Guerra Morales is a Venezuelan footballer currently playing for Atletico Nacional on loan from Mineros de Guayana.

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Yonathan Del Valle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Yonathan Del Valle Forward Yonathan Alexander Del Valle Rodríguez is a Venezuelan footballer. He currently plays for the Portuguese club Rio Ave, as a striker.

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Rafael Mea Vitali is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Rafael Mea Vitali Defender Rafael Loreto Mea Vitali is a Venezuelan football defender who made a total number of 11 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 2001 and 2002. He started his professional career at ...more

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José Miguel Reyes is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
José Miguel Reyes Forward José Miguel Reyes is a Venezuelan international footballer who plays for Deportivo Táchira, as a striker.

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Cheche Vidal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Cheche Vidal Juan Jose "Cheche" Vidal Noya is a retired Venezuelan association football defender who was a member of the Venezuelan Olympic soccer team at the 1980 Summer Olympics. He was the 1979 ...more

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Giácomo Di Giorgi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Giácomo Di Giorgi Midfielder Giácomo Andrés Di Giorgi Zerillo is a Venezuelan footballer that currently plays for Primera División club Caracas FC and the Venezuelan national team as a central ...more

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Andres Sampedro is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Andres Sampedro Andres Sampedro is a football player, currently on loan to Mineros de Guayana.

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Juan Carlos Socorro is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Juan Carlos Socorro Midfielder Juan Carlos Socorro Vera is a Venezuelan retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Ricardo Manuel Cardoso Martins is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Ricardo Manuel Cardoso Martins Midfielder Ricardo Manuel Cardoso Martins is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Deportivo Anzoátegui as a midfielder.

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Evelio Hernández is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Evelio Hernández Midfielder Evelio Hernández is a Venezuelan soccer player.

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Manuel Sanhouse is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Manuel Sanhouse Goalkeeper Manuel Alejandro Sanhouse is a Venezuelan footballer who currently is retired. He has played for his national team and also had international spells at Chilean side Coquimbo Unido and Espoli.

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Gerzon Chacón is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Gerzon Chacón Defender Gerzon Armando Chacón is a Venezuelan football defender who made a total number of 17 appearances for the Venezuela national team since 1999. He started his professional career at

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Jaime Bustamante is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Jaime Bustamante Defender Jaime Andrés Bustamante Suárez is a Colombian born – Venezuelan international footballer who plays for Venezuelan club Aragua FC, as a defender.

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Edgar Jiménez is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Edgar Jiménez Midfielder Édgar Hernán Jiménez is an Venezuelan international footballer who plays for Mineros de Guayana, as a midfielder.

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José Duno is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
José Duno Midfielder José Ricardo Duno is a Venezuelan football midfielder who made a total number of 12 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 1999 and 2000. He started his professional career ...more

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Daniel Noriega is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Daniel Noriega Forward Daniel Noriega Acosta is a retired Venezuelan football striker who made a total number of 38 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 1996 and 2005. He started his professional career ...more

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Jesús Meza is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Jesús Meza Jesús Manuel "Chiki" Meza Moreno is a Venezuelan footballer. He currently plays for Budapest Honvéd, as an attacking midfielder.

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Manuel Arteaga is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Manuel Arteaga Forward Manuel Alejandro Arteaga Rubianes is a Venezuelan footballer who plays as a striker for Zulia. He is right footed.

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Carlos Salazar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Carlos Salazar Defender Carlos Salazar is a Venezuelan international footballer who plays for Deportivo Tachira, as a central defender.

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Alexander Rondón is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Forward Alexander Rondón Heredia is a football manager and Venezuelan football striker. He currently plays for Deportivo Anzoategui, and has played over 44 times for the Venezuela national team ...more

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Wilfredo Alvarado is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Wilfredo Alvarado Defender Wilfredo José Alvarado is a Venezuelan football defender. He made a total number of 36 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 1997 and 2008. He started his professional ...more

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Angelo Peña is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Angelo Peña Midfielder Louis Ángelo Peña is a Venezuelan footballer who currently plays for Mineros de Guayana. He has formerly played for Portuguese Liga team Portimonense.

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Miguel Echenausi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Miguel Echenausi Defender Miguel Ángel Echenausi is a Venezuelan football defender who made a total number of 28 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 1991 and 2000. He started his professional ...more

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Francisco Carabalí is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Francisco Carabalí Defender Francisco Carabalí is a Venezuelan footballer who plays as a right back for Caracas.

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Francisco Pol is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Francisco Pol Midfielder Francisco Pol Hurtado is a Venezuelan footballer currently playing for Football League club Panegialios F.C. on loan from Asteras Tripoli F.C., as a Midfielder.

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Rafael Ponzo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Rafael Ponzo Goalkeeper Rafael 'Rafa' Antonio Ponzo García is a Venezuelan footballer who plays for Spanish club Marino de Luanco as a goalkeeper.

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Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Mikhael Jaimez-Ruiz Goalkeeper Mikhael Aimar Jaimez-Ruiz is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Conference South side Hayes and Yeading United. He started his senior career at Olimpia Gherla in ...more

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Rolando Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Rolando Álvarez Defender Rolando Álvarez Suárez is a Venezuelan football defender who made a total number of 20 appearances for the Venezuela national team between 1999 and 2001. He started his ...more

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Félix José Hernández is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Venezuela
Félix José Hernández Midfielder Félix José Hernández is a former Venezuelan football midfielder. Between 1996 and 1999, he made a total number of 19 appearances for the Venezuela national team. He also ...more