Football Players Whose First Name Starts With R

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Discover the famous football players whose name starts with R. The list includes people like Robert Lewandowski, Raheem Sterling, Ronaldinho, Romelu Lukaku, Ryan Giggs and many more. This list of celebrities is loosely sorted by popularity. This list of football players whose names start with R includes people from United States, England, Germany, India and other countries all over the world.
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 1 
Ronaldinho
(Brazilian Retired Professional Football Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Ronaldinho
60
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Porto Alegre, State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 2 
Robert Lewandowski
(One of the Most Successful Football Players in Bundesliga History)
Robert Lewandowski
35
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 3 
Ronaldo
(Brazilian Retired Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
Ronaldo
44
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 4 
Raheem Sterling
(Footballer)
Raheem Sterling
37
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 8, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kingston, Jamaica
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Romelu Lukaku
(Belgian Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Striker)
Romelu Lukaku
52
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 6 
Roberto Firmino
(Footballer)
Roberto Firmino
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 2, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Maceió, Alagoas
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Ryan Giggs
(Welsh Football Coach and Former Player)
Ryan Giggs
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canton, Cardiff, Wales
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 8 
Robin van Persie
(Regarded as One of the Best Football Strikers of His Generation)
Robin van Persie
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Riyad Mahrez
(French Football Player Who Plays as a Winger )
Riyad Mahrez
32
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 10 
Rivaldo
(Brazilian Former Football Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder)
Rivaldo
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 19, 1972
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Roberto Carlos
(Brazilian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as a Left-Back)
Roberto Carlos
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Garça, São Paulo, Brazil
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 12 
Robinho
(Footballer)
Robinho
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: São Vicente, São Paulo
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 13 
Radamel Falcao
(Colombian Football Player Who Plays as a Forward)
Radamel Falcao
29
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 14 
Romário
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Romário
12
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 29, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Ross Barkley
(Footballer)
Ross Barkley
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Liverpool
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Roy Keane
(Irish Football Pundit, Manager, and Former Football Midfielder)
Roy Keane
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cork, Ireland
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 17 
Raphaël Varane
(Footballer centre-back)
Raphaël Varane
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Lille, France
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Ronald Koeman
(Dutch Professional Football Manager and Former Player Who Played as a Defender and as a Midfielder)
Ronald Koeman
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zaandam, Netherlands
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Ruud Gullit
(One of the Greatest Football Players of All Time)
Ruud Gullit
17
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
 20 
Roberto Baggio
(Italian Former Professional Football Player Who Played as an Attacking Midfielder or as a Forward)
Roberto Baggio
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Caldogno, Italy
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 21 
Ricardo Quaresma
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Ricardo Quaresma
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 22 
Rio Ferdinand
(Football player)
Rio Ferdinand
6
Birthdate: November 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Camberwell, England
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 23 
Ryan Tannehill
(American football player)
Ryan Tannehill
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lubbock, Texas
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 24 
Roberto Mancini
(Football Manager & Former Footballer Forward)
Roberto Mancini
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 27, 1964
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Iesi, Italy
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Celebrity Names:
 25 
Raúl Jiménez
(Mexican Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Raúl Jiménez
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tepeji, Hidalgo, Mexico
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Robbie Keane
(Footballer)
Robbie Keane
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Dublin
 27 
Ryan Sessegnon
(Footballer)
Ryan Sessegnon
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 2000
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Roehampton, England
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 28 
Richarlison
(Association football player)
Richarlison
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 10, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nova Venécia, Brazil
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 29 
Rafael Márquez
(Mexican Former Professional Footballer and Current Head Coach of Spanish Team 'Barcelona Atlètic')
Rafael Márquez
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zamora, Mexico
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
René Higuita
(Former Colombian Football Player Who Played as a Goalkeeper)
René Higuita
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Medellín, Colombia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 31 
Raúl González
(Football manager, Football player)
Raúl González
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1977
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 32 
Roque Santa Cruz
(Footballer Striker)
Roque Santa Cruz
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asunción, Paraguay
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 33 
Ryan Babel
(Dutch Footballer Who Can Play as a Striker or Left Winger)
Ryan Babel
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1986
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 34 
Rui Patricio
(Portuguese Football Player Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Rui Patricio
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Marrazes, Portugal
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Roger Milla
(Footballer)
Roger Milla
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé
 36 
Ricardo Pepi
(Football player - Striker)
Ricardo Pepi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 2003
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El Paso, Texas, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 37 
Radja Nainggolan
(Belgian Football Midfielder)
Radja Nainggolan
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Antwerp, Belgium
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 38 
Ron Jaworski
(Football Player)
Ron Jaworski
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lackawanna, New York, USA
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 39 
Robert Enke
(Association football player)
Robert Enke
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 24, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Jena
Died: November 10, 2009
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 40 
Ramires
(Association football player)
Ramires
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barra do Piraí
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 41 
Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira
(Portuguese Football Full-Back)
Ricardo Domingos Barbosa Pereira
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Ray Wilkins
(Football Player)
Ray Wilkins
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 14, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London
Died: April 4, 2018
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 43 
Robert Huth
(Association football player)
Robert Huth
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biesdorf
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 44 
Ricardo Carvalho
(Former Portuguese Football Player Who Played as a Centre Back )
Ricardo Carvalho
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 18, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Amarante
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 45 
Rudi Völler
(Footballer)
Rudi Völler
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1960
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hanau
 46 
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
(Association football player)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Lewisham, England
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Raphaël Guerreiro
(Portuguese Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder & Defender)
Raphaël Guerreiro
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 48 
Richard Dunne
(Footballer)
Richard Dunne
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Tallaght
 49 
Rashidi Yekini
(Footballer)
Rashidi Yekini
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria
Died: May 4, 2012
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 50 
Rivelino
(Footballer)
Rivelino
0
Birthdate: January 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)