The Most Famous

SOCCER PLAYERS from Lithuania

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This page contains a list of the greatest Lithuanian Soccer Players. The pantheon dataset contains 16,923 Soccer Players, 18 of which were born in Lithuania. This makes Lithuania the birth place of the 77th most number of Soccer Players behind Togo and Trinidad and Tobago.

Top 10

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.

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1. Arminas Narbekovas (1965 - )

With an HPI of 55.80, 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.

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2. Edgaras Jankauskas (1975 - )

With an HPI of 54.30, 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 former professional footballer, and is a manager. A powerful striker who excelled in the physical side of the game, he was also relatively skilled. Other than in his own 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.

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3. Valdas Ivanauskas (1966 - )

With an HPI of 53.32, 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 Hamburger SV as a player between 1993 and 97 and coaching at Hearts football club in 2005–07.

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4. Tomas Danilevičius (1978 - )

With an HPI of 51.84, Tomas Danilevičius is the 4th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 24 different languages.

Tomas Danilevičius (born 18 July 1978) is a Lithuanian former professional footballer and president of the Lithuanian Football Federation.

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5. Gintaras Staučė (1969 - )

With an HPI of 51.32, Gintaras Staučė is the 5th 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.

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6. Marius Stankevičius (1981 - )

With an HPI of 50.62, Marius Stankevičius is the 6th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 27 different languages.

Marius Stankevičius (born 15 July 1981) is a retired Lithuanian professional footballer who played as a defender. He was the Lithuanian player of the year in 2008 and 2009. He is currently in charge as head coach of Italian club Lumezzane, as well as being U-17 manager and senior team assistant for the Lithuania national football team.

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7. Deividas Šemberas (1978 - )

With an HPI of 50.17, Deividas Šemberas is the 7th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 28 different languages.

Deividas Šemberas (born 2 August 1978) is a Lithuanian former professional footballer who played as a defender and a defensive midfielder.

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8. Andrius Skerla (1977 - )

With an HPI of 49.48, 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 former professional football defender. Skerla 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.

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9. Giedrius Arlauskis (1987 - )

With an HPI of 47.15, Giedrius Arlauskis is the 9th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 21 different languages.

Giedrius Arlauskis (born 1 December 1987) is a Lithuanian professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Romanian Liga I club CFR Cluj.

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10. Žydrūnas Karčemarskas (1983 - )

With an HPI of 46.63, Žydrūnas Karčemarskas is the 10th most famous Lithuanian Soccer Player.  His biography has been translated into 19 different languages.

Žydrūnas Karčemarskas (born 24 May 1983) is a Lithuanian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. Between 2003 and 2013, he earned 66 caps with 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. As of October 2020, 4 new soccer players have been added to Pantheon including Deividas Česnauskis, Edgaras Česnauskis, and Vytautas Černiauskas.

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