La Liga players

La Liga is the biggest competition in Spain and has had some of the best-ever football players play in the league. To name just two of them, what do you think about Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi? Are they the best players ever?

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Nowadays, almost every football application can offer La Liga player data. You should be able to beat your competitors by providing the most accurate and reliable data. This is where Sportmonks can help!

Display full La Liga squads
The Sportmonks football API has all the La Liga players. You can create complete team squads for your application.
All the La Liga player statistics
The Football API has a lot of different statistics about football players. Think about how many passes they gave, how many shots on target they had or how many saves a goalkeeper made.
Create a top scorer list
You can create a top scorer list for the La Liga players. Filter on goals, assists, cards and more!

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We know how valuable your time can be. We also know you do not have unlimited resources. This is where Sportmonks comes in to help! With the filtering option, you can easily find any player in the list of La Liga players.

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  • La Liga player statistics
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  • Full La Liga team squads, including all players
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  • La Liga winners
  • Coach and referee statistics
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Enhance your application with Sportmonks La Liga player data

We understand that it’s difficult to choose between reliable and affordable football data. Here at Sportmonks, we believe there is no need to choose between the two. Sportmonks can offer reliable football data without having to overpay. On the right, you can see an API call that comes directly from the Sportmonks API.


    "data": {
        "id": 26536,
        "sport_id": 1,
        "country_id": 38,
        "nationality_id": 38,
        "city_id": null,
        "position_id": 26,
        "detailed_position_id": 153,
        "type_id": 26,
        "common_name": "F. de Jong",
        "firstname": "Frenkie",
        "lastname": "de Jong",
        "name": "Frenkie de Jong",
        "display_name": "Frenkie de Jong",
        "image_path": "",
        "height": 181,
        "weight": 70,
        "date_of_birth": "1997-05-12",
        "gender": "male"
    "timezone": "UTC"



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The best players to ever play in La Liga

La Liga has had some of the best-ever football players play in its league. We at Sportmonks have created a list with some of the most prominent names to join the competition.

Lionel Messi
During his time in La Liga, Lionel Messi has established himself as one of the league’s all-time greats. He joined Barcelona’s senior team in 2004 and scored a staggering 474 league goals in 520 appearances. Messi has helped lead Barcelona to 10 league titles, seven Copa del Rey trophies, and four UEFA Champions League titles, cementing his legacy as one of the best players in the sport’s history.

Cristiano Ronaldo
While a La Liga player, Cristiano Ronaldo established himself as one of the greatest players in league history. He joined Real Madrid in 2009 and quickly became a star, scoring a remarkable 311 goals in 292 league appearances. During his nine-year stint in Spain, Ronaldo helped lead Real Madrid to four league titles, two Copa del Rey trophies, and four UEFA Champions League titles.

Ronaldo Lima
Ronaldo Lima Nazario, commonly known as Ronaldo, had a prolific and successful career as a La Liga player. He played for Barcelona from 1996 to 1997, scoring 47 goals in 49 appearances and winning the Copa del Rey. Ronaldo then moved to Real Madrid in 2002 and helped lead the team to two La Liga titles and a UEFA Champions League triumph, earning the nickname “El Fenomeno” for his exceptional talent on the pitch.

Johan Cruijff
Johan Cruyff is a Dutch football legend who significantly impacted La Liga during his playing and coaching career. He played for Barcelona from 1973 to 1978, where he won a league title and helped revolutionize the club’s playing style. Cruyff later returned to Barcelona as a coach and led the team to four consecutive league titles and a European Cup triumph, cementing his legacy as one of the greatest football minds ever.

Ronaldinho’s time as a La Liga player was marked by his exceptional skill and creativity on the pitch. He played for Barcelona from 2003 to 2008, and during that time, he won two La Liga titles and a UEFA Champions League title. Ronaldinho is widely regarded as one of the best La Liga players, and his incredible ball control and flair continue to inspire fans and players alike.

Xavi is a Spanish football legend who spent most of his career As a La Liga player for FC Barcelona. During his time with the Catalan club, Xavi won eight La Liga titles, four Champions League titles, and numerous other domestic and international trophies. Known for his exceptional technical ability and vision on the pitch, Xavi is widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders in the game’s history.

Diego Maradonna
Diego Maradona’s time as a La Liga player was brief but memorable. He played for Barcelona from 1982 to 1984, helping the team win the Copa del Rey in his first season. Maradona’s performances were electric, and he established himself as one of the most exciting and gifted players in the world, earning the love and adoration of Barcelona fans.

Iker Casillas
Iker Casillas is a Spanish football legend who spent most of his career playing for Real Madrid in La Liga. He debuted for the club in 1999 and went on to win five La Liga titles and three UEFA Champions League titles. Casillas was known for his exceptional shot-stopping ability and leadership on the pitch, and he remains one of the most beloved and respected players in the history of Spanish football.