The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

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List Criteria: They must have played professional soccer in the 90s and are only ranked by how good they played in that era.

Who are the best soccer players of the ‘90s? Soccer is an beloved world sport with international stars such as Ronaldo, Zinedine Zidane, and Paolo Maldini. Even if you don’t follow the sport, you may have heard of these top soccer players of the ‘90s. But who do you think is the best soccer player between the years of 1990 to 2000?

If you enjoy watching soccer, then you definitely need to check out highlight reels and replays of some of these top players. Even though some of them may be off the field now, the players on this list represent the best of that era. In fact, some of them could probably still beat active roster players on the field right now.

Who do you think is the best soccer player from that era? Vote up the ones you think deserve that top distinction or add player you think should be in contention for being amongst the best soccer players of the ‘90s.

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    Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

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    Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

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    Roberto Baggio Forward, Midfielder

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    Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Gabriel Batistuta Forward

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    Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


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    Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Michael Laudrup Forward, Midfielder

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    Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

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    Romário is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Romário Forward

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    Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Oliver Kahn Goalkeeper

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    Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Edgar Davids Midfielder

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    Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


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    Marc Overmars is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Marc Overmars Forward, Midfielder

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    Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s


    Franco Baresi Defender

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