The following people are considered by Pantheon to be the top 10 most legendary Lithuanian Soccer Players of all time. This list of famous Lithuanian Soccer Players is sorted by HPI (Historical Popularity Index), a metric that aggregates information on a biography’s online popularity. Visit the rankings page to view the entire list of Lithuanian Soccer Players.
With an HPI of 41.53, Arminas Narbekovas is the most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 24 different languages on wikipedia.
Arminas Narbekovas (born 28 January 1965 in Gargždai) is a former Lithuanian football player. In 2003, he was selected by UEFA as his country's Golden Player, the greatest player of the past 50 years.
With an HPI of 41.23, Edgaras Jankauskas is the 2nd most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 27 different languages.
Edgaras Jankauskas (born 12 March 1975) is a Lithuanian football manager and former professional player. He is the manager of the Lithuania national team. A powerful forward during his playing career, Jankauskas excelled in the physical side of the game. Other than in his native Lithuania, he played professionally in nine countries, and represented the Lithuania national team for almost 20 years. Whilst with Porto, Jankauskas made history as the first Lithuanian footballer to win the Champions League, in 2004. Ten years later, he began working as a full-time manager, leading his nation in two spells.
With an HPI of 40.61, Valdas Ivanauskas is the 3rd most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 17 different languages.
Valdas Ivanauskas (born 31 July 1966) is a Lithuanian football coach and a former striker. He is best known in Europe for his time at Austria Vienna as well as Hamburger SV where he acted between 1993 and 97. Beyond that he stood on the sideline for Hearts football club from 2005 to 2007.
With an HPI of 38.13, Tomas Danilevičius is the 4th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 26 different languages.
Tomas Danilevičius (born 18 July 1978) is a Lithuanian former professional footballer and former president of the Lithuanian Football Federation.
With an HPI of 37.30, Deividas Šemberas is the 5th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 30 different languages.
Deividas Šemberas (born 2 August 1978) is a Lithuanian former professional footballer who played as a centre-back or defensive midfielder. Between 1996 and 2013, he earned 82 international caps for Lithuania.
With an HPI of 36.00, Gintaras Staučė is the 6th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 16 different languages.
Gintaras Staučė (born 24 December 1969) is a Lithuanian football coach and a former player. He is the goalkeeping coach for the Hungarian club Ferencváros.
With an HPI of 35.91, Marius Stankevičius is the 7th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 27 different languages.
Marius Stankevičius (born 15 July 1981) is a Lithuanian football manager and former player who works as head coach of the Lithuania U-21. A former defender, he was the Lithuanian player of the year in 2008 and 2009.
With an HPI of 35.22, Andrius Skerla is the 8th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 22 different languages.
Andrius Skerla (born 29 April 1977) is a Lithuanian professional football coach and a former defender. He is the manager of A Lyga club Hegelmann. He began his career in Lithuania with Žalgiris Vilnius, where his performances drew the attention of Dutch club PSV. After making only 25 appearances for PSV, Skerla was signed by Dunfermline Athletic in 2000. He spent five seasons with the club playing in almost 200 matches for the Pars, including the 2004 Scottish Cup Final where he scored in the 3–1 defeat against Celtic. After leaving Dunfermline in 2005, his later career saw him return east, playing for Russian side Tom Tomsk, Vėtra in Lithuania, Polish clubs Korona Kielce and Jagiellonia Białystok, before finishing his career with his home-town team, Žalgiris Vilnius. Skerla was Lithuania's most capped player of all time with 84 appearances, until he was surpassed by Saulius Mikoliūnas in September 2020.
With an HPI of 32.52, Giedrius Arlauskis is the 9th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 23 different languages.
Giedrius Arlauskis (born 1 December 1987) is a Lithuanian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper. Arlauskis started out as a senior at FK Šiauliai, before moving to Romanian side Unirea Urziceni in 2008. He is one of the most decorated players of the Liga I, having won seven Romanian league titles with Urziceni, Steaua București and CFR Cluj combined. Apart from his native Lithuania and the latter country, Arlauskis represented teams in Russia, England, Spain and Saudi Arabia, respectively. At international level, Arlauskis earned 23 caps for Lithuania between 2008 and 2015.
With an HPI of 31.08, Ernestas Šetkus is the 10th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player. His biography has been translated into 17 different languages.
Ernestas Šetkus (Lithuanian: Ernestas Šetkus; born 25 May 1985) is a retired Lithuanian professional footballer. He played for the Lithuania national team.
Pantheon has 18 people classified as soccer players born between 1965 and 1994. Of these 18, 17 (94.44%) of them are still alive today. The most famous living soccer players include Arminas Narbekovas, Edgaras Jankauskas, and Valdas Ivanauskas. The most famous deceased soccer players include Marius Žaliūkas.
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