Best Polish Soccer Players in History

Best Polish Soccer Players in History
Grzegorz Lato, Polish football legend (Transfermarkt)

Last update October 27, 2022 by colgadosporelfutbol

It is one of those teams that sit well with the vast majority of football fans. Throughout history there have been many Polish footballers who have excelled in the international arena. This list is dominated by players from the 'golden era’ corresponding to the decade of the 70 Y 80.

In those years Poland He finished third in both the World 1974 as in the case of 1982. He also got a gold medal in the Olympics 1972 and silver 1976.

Grzegorz Lato

Grzegorz Lato
Grzegorz Lato of Poland's shirt. At the bottom, another large, Dino Zoff, Italy goalkeeper (Transfermarkt)

Lato is one of the largest Polish footballers (for many the best ever). He is the only player Poland able to win a Golden Boot after crowned top scorer of the World 1974. He noted for its great speed and dribbling. He was able to go 100 meters in 10,2 seconds.

Zbigniew Boniek

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Boniek in a match between Poland and Peru (Tactical soccer)

Another that should appear in gold letters on this list. Boniek He was present in three World (Argentina 1978, Spain 1982 and Mexico 1986). He was international in 80 scoring occasions 24 goals. At club level teams excelled in his country as the Zawisza Bydgoszcz and Łódź Widzew before making the leap to the Italian Serie A. Calcium dressed in T-shirt two big as Juventus (He formed a great couple with Platini in the center of the field) and the Roma.

Kazimierz Deyna

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Deyna, one member of the golden generation of Polish football (These Football Times)

After several teams excel in your country as Legia Warsaw, where it remained for 12 years, he jumped to English football to sign for Manchester City. Of course, It was one of the members of that Polish team which finished third in the World 1974 and he was present at the 1978. He also won the gold medal at the Olympics 1972.

After his experience in England had a long career in the US league. As a significant fact say that the end of the world championship 1974 He finished third in the election of the Golden Ball behind Johan Cruyff Y Franz Beckenbauer.


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Robert Lewandoski, the top scorer in the history of Poland. PHOTO:

One of the best Polish footballers what, to remain so, will end up being the best. A scoring machine both at club level (Borussia Dortmund, Bayern Munich and Barcelona) as with the selection being their top scorer. A center forward as few turns everything it touches goal. an authentic ‘killer’.


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Jan Urban's performance at the Santiago Bernabeu is still remembered in Pamplona (Navarra News Today)

One of those mythical front of 90. He had 5 wonderful years Osasuna in which he scored a number of goals. especially remembered his performance at the Santiago Bernabeu with a victory for the Reds by 0-4 with Urban stellar scoring goals and assisting. International with Poland 57 occasions and in Mexico '86 World Cup.

Jerzy Dudek

best polish players in history
Jerzy Dudek is one of the best Polish players in history. PHOTO:

They are not all going to be attacking players on this list. The Polish goalkeeper is one of the legends of the Liverpool that hired from the Dutch Feyernoord. With the reds was champion of the Champions League and main protagonist of that historic final against Milan. He also defended the goal of the Real Madrid. full international in 67 occasions.

Other Polish players who would not like to forget his great career are: Wlodzimierz Smolarek, Wladyslaw Zmuda, Roman Kosecki (who wore the shirt of several Spanish teams like Atletico Madrid and Osasuna itself), Ernest Wilimowski and more recently Jakub Błaszczykowski.

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