Factbox-Soccer - Top 10 most-capped players in men's soccer

FILE PHOTO: Kuwait's Bader Al-Mutawa celebrates after scoring against Yemen during their Gulf Cup tournament soccer match in Isa Town January 6, 2013. REUTERS/Mohammed Dabbous

(Reuters) - The following are the top 10 most-capped players in men's soccer, after Cristiano Ronaldo set a record by making his 197th appearance for Portugal in a European Championship qualifier victory over Liechtenstein:


1 Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal 197 2003

2 Bader Al-Mutawa Kuwait 196 2003

3 Soh Chin Ann Malaysia 195 1969

4 Ahmed Hassan Egypt 184 1995

5 Ahmed Mubarak Oman 183 2003

6 Sergio Ramos Spain 180 2005

7 Andres Guardado Mexico 179 2005

8 Mohamed Al-Deayea Saudi Arabia 178 1993

9 Claudio Suarez Mexico 177 1992

10 Gianluigi Buffon Italy 176 1997

(Compiled by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Alison Williams and Sherry Jacob-Phillips)

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