Best Argentine Soccer Players

The Top Ten

1 Diego Maradona Diego Maradona Diego Armando Maradona is a retired Argentine professional footballer. He is known for "The Goal of the Century" and the "Hand of God" goal.

He is best Argentine player because he led Argentina to glory

Love Lionel Messi, but the fact that he still hasn't won a World Cup is disappointing-especially after coming so close in 2014.

Maradona can do anything Messi can do, but with the National Team too. Not saying that Messi is worse, but just cannot achieve at National level. The goal against England in the World Cup says it all.

What it would take for Messi to be considered better than Maradona?

A World Cup - if he does achieve this title, I think he's the best player ever...

Hey, Maradona is the best argentine, but Messi is actually same like Maradona. The real problem why he is better than Messi is because he made the 1896 world cup winner. He is now a couch of this country

Football God

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2 Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Lionel Andrés "Leo" Messi is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona. He is also known as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was born in Rosario, Argentina on June 24th, 1987.

I watched some of maradonas goals on youtube and they were good but, the players he was playing against sucked! they had no formations and everyone was running around like headless chickens. but now a days its much more tactical but messi some how makes it happen... amazing control!

maradona's brilliant but messi is the new face of argentina. maradona's history.

Incredibly skiled at dribbling and finishing a real leader

He is the GOAT

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3 A Di Maria

A Di maria should be first at crossing and past

He is fast and awesome

You are my second best Argentina you suck at man utd why did you move to the psg what always fails there shots I hate you kind of because you play for the psg

Should not be applicable for top 10 argentine player

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4 Carlos Tevez Carlos Tevez Carlos Alberto Martínez Tevez is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Shanghai Shenhua and the Argentina national team.

Tevez is a thinking player

He's small

Total idiot.


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5 Sergio (Kun) Aguero

You can forget Aguero!

Gary Lineker even said they would do better if Aguero was playing against Switzerland

He is probably the best striker in the world

Better than Tevez and Di Maria, he is easily one of the best of all time.

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6 Gonzalo Higuain Gonzalo Higuain Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a striker for Italian club Juventus.

This guy is an amazing finisher... He may be slow, but he is strong... And ruled the Spanish league in his time

How is he over aguero aguero rules

It is because of his rascal Messi lost World Cup and Copa de America. How will he pay those valuable years

Great striker

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7 Gabriel Batistuta Gabriel Batistuta Gabriel Omar Batistuta, nicknamed Batigol as well as El Ángel Gabriel, is a retired Argentine professional footballer.

Diego Maradona once stated that Batistuta is the best striker he has ever seen play the game. His Stat explains it all. He haven't played for Argentina much in 1996 and year 1997 due to a dispute with team coach Daniel Passarella when he was in best of his form. His nick name "Batigol" explains it all. He was a very loyal, committed and complete player.

The best striker and very handsome

Pure goal scoring machine

He is easily better than di maria,higuain,aguero,tevez. I think he is better than messi too because he not only scored goals but also won the world cup.

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8 Alfredo Di Stefano

He redefined what football was at the time. If he played today, he would still be one of the best in the world. He was so ahead of his time. He was the finisher and the creator. One of the most complete football players ever. In my opinion one of the three best football players ever

What? Si Stefano most be in top 3! He was an exceptional player, very underrated... One of the best players in history

Wow, its absolutely ridiculous that likes of Di Maria and Higuain are above him. 5 time champions league winner and scored in each final. The most complete player of all time.

He was fantastic

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9 Hernan Crespo

Just faultless and his experience gives him the edge over any striker around.

Class 9

Liked him


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10 Gabriel Heinze

He is a master better than messinronaldo and pele combined

Great plaer

The Contenders

11 Javier Pastore

Why not in the top ten, this guy is just WOW

Why not in top 10, this guy is very talented

12 Diego Milito

A beast of a player

Under rated!

13 Mario Kempes

He gave Argentina their first Worldcup and had an amazing ball control. He played for Valencia and gave the team some of their most glorious seasons and is know as "El Matador Kempes" in Spain since he is the top scorer in Valencia's history.

If Kempes is at the bottom of the list is because these statistics are ran by very young people. If you guys saw Kempes play 40 years ago you'd be in shock! Besides his outstaning Soccer skills, Kempes had millions of female fans because of his great looks.

Kempes was great for Argentina & Valencia. One of the great football players of his time, heh should be 2nd or 3rd on this list.

He introduced me to worldcup soccer in 1978. After watching the '78 Cup surrounded by England's fans while I was working outside of London, this North American then got schooled in the passion of Worldcup action. Ben a fan ever since.

14 Manuel Lanzini

He is the future of Argentina football

Amazing skills

15 Guillermo Stabile
16 Javier Mascherano

Mascherano is a "take no prisoners" kinda a player! Very focused and passionate on the pitch.

He has to be in the top ten you idiots

16? and you have Higuain in the top ten? Stupid. Mascherano should be 3 on this list

Fights hard for country..that's what needed

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17 Oscar Mas
18 Javier Zanetti

A defensive legend!



Zanetti is Argentinian...and u don't know hh

19 Claudio Caniggia

Someone said that Claudio Caniggia is the missing link between Diego Maradona and the rest of the mortals...

Super player, a great foil for Maradona

Best fairing to Diego

Best of the best

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20 Francesco Manfredini
21 Paulo Dybala Paulo Dybala Paulo Bruno Exequiel Dybala is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Juventus and the Argentina national team.

He should be the first one because the way I see it he is still a child but he will make history.

He is very and plays better than higuain and di maria so he should be at third number

He is a world class striker and he competed with the players like messi and ronaldo

3 place

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22 Juan Riquelme

Juan is the world's number 1. It is an insult to football to ignore him. Watch the videos of Juan playing and compare him to any other player. None of the players matches him. He is the best. You can deceive others but not us who know football. Please stop being influenced by soccer politics and be fair. Please stop misleading the world.

How could this man not be on the list

The best number 10 of last 20 years

Hands down one of my favorite #10 of all time

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23 Nicolás Otamendi

He should be rated higher rated

24 Hugo Porta
25 Nery Pumpido
26 Osvaldo Ardiles

Undoubtedly one of the best player and a game maker of Argentina...

Your an idiot then. Awesome skill player, top 15 easy

Better than Messi definitely gets my vote

Incredibly talented player

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27 Luis Artime

Scored a goal a game for argentina beautiful stuff by this men

Terrible monkey in a suit could do a better job

I haveé s'en mots goals I WorldTour allo l'île touristique play un argentin a team

28 Diego Simeone
29 Juan Sebastian Veron

La bruuja

30 Daniel Passarella Daniel Passarella Daniel Alberto Passarella is an Argentine retired footballer who played as a centre back, and former manager of the Argentina and Uruguay national football teams.
31 Pablo Aimar

I'm in agreement with that guy. Those of you lucky enough to have watched this guy play on a regular basis will appreciate just how good he was. I saw him play against Arsenal in the champions league when he was at Valencia, he made them guys look silly. His vision and passing were second to none.

I agree one of my favorite player.

Aimar is a big man...only person watched him know what he is.

32 Javier Saviola

An absolute legend. Top twenty for sure. When he use to play for river plate he truly showed what a great player he was going to become.

33 Leopoldo Luque
34 Jose Sanfilippo
35 Roberto Ayala
36 Lucas Lobos

He has a cool last name

37 Ricardo Bochini

He was a missing link between Maradona and Iniesta

The greatest attacking midfielder in Argentinean history and Maradona's idol.

38 Gustavo Dezotti

Dezotti, Is one of the best Argentina produces over years, he was a great striker.

39 Hugo Gatti
40 Ubaldo Fillol
41 Rogelio Funes Mori
42 Jorge Valdano

A player of many qualities how can forget him he played with passion and vigor for Argentina.

43 Adolfo Pedernera
44 Maxi Rodriguez

Maxi Rodriguez is a really good player. He should be on this list


45 Roberto Perfumo
46 Rodrigo Palacios

He has incredible skills and fast he is one of the best in the world he needs to quit inter and go to barca

47 Ariel Ortega

Very skillful foward



48 Nestor Rossi
49 Silvio Marzolini
50 Antonio Rattin
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