Top 10 Greatest American Soccer Players in History

10. Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley is one of the highest-capped American soccer players. He also captained the United States national soccer team formerly. Bradley started his professional club career with MetroStars in 2004.

09. Cobi Jone

Cobi Jone

The former soccer player and commentator, Cobi Jones comes next to decorate the list of the greatest American soccer players in history. He played for different teams during his professional career as a player. Cobi Jones spent most of his career time with the MLS club LA Galaxy. 

08. Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic

Christian Pulisic is a young, talented, and adorable American soccer player. As of 2022, he is just 23 years old but has a great potential to put him among the greatest American soccer players ever.

07. Tab Ramos

Tab Ramo

Another great American midfielder who got fame in the European land, Tab Ramos has played for different football teams in Spain, Mexico, and the United States. 

06. Brian McBride

Brian McBride

Brian McBride is another American former professional soccer player who is considered one of the greatest American soccer players in history. 

05. Eddie Pope

Eddie Pope

One of the best defenders ever came in the history of the United States soccer team, Eddie Pope is also placed among the greatest American soccer players ever. 

04. Brad Friedel

Brad Friedel

The former American goalkeeper Brad Friedel is considered one of the best soccer players in US history. He represented his national team in the FIFA world cup tournament. 

03. Tim Howard

Tim Howard

Tim Howard played 121 matches for the United States. He was the MLS goalkeeper of the year in 2001. Howard played for Manchester United and Everton FC in the Premier League. 

02. Clint Dempsey

Clint Dempsey

One of the greatest forwards United States ever had, Clint Dempsey is the 2nd greatest soccer player in American history. He played 141 matches for the national team and scored 57 goals. 

01. Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan tops the list of the greatest American soccer players in history. He is officially the best soccer player according to a pool taken by ESPN. He has represented the United States at the youth and senior levels.