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List Rules Soccer players from Romania or played on the Romanian national team.

The best Romanian soccer players have been international superstars and altered the way the game is played. In addition to being a formidable national team for the World Cups, Romanian footballers have played for many top football clubs throughout the world. But who is the best Romanian soccer player of all time? Fans have ranked their favorites below!

This list of the best soccer players from Romania below has been voted by fans across the world--including Romanian of course. The list includes positions played and photos when available. These Romanian footballers have been ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Romanian soccer player you can use the search box at the top of the list to find what you're looking for.

While many football fans consider Gheorghe Hagi the best Romanian football player, some would also put Nicolae Dobrin in the running. Unfortunately, we'll never know since they played in different eras. The list you're viewing has a variety of players, like István Avar and Elek Schwartz, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Romanian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Romanian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Romania in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of the best Romanian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Hagi Midfielder

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2
+ - 167 44
Nicolae Dobrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dobrin Midfielder

3
+ - 164 50
Gheorghe Popescu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Popescu Defender

4
+ - 143 47
Dan Petrescu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dan Petrescu Defender

5
+ - 141 54
Cristian Chivu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cristian Chivu Defender

6
+ - 142 71
Adrian Mutu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Mutu Forward, Midfielder

7
+ - 82 30
Ilie Balaci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Balaci Playmaker, Forward

8
+ - 83 33
Mircea Lucescu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mircea Lucescu Forward

9
+ - 83 38
Marius Lăcătuș is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

10
+ - 62 25
Helmuth Duckadam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Helmuth Duckadam Goalkeeper

11
+ - 67 29
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Defender

12
+ - 76 42
Răzvan Raț is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Răzvan Raț Defender

13
+ - 51 28
Iuliu Barátky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Barátky Forward

14
+ - 55 28
Cosmin Contra is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cosmin Contra Defender, Midfielder

15
+ - 45 20
László Bölöni is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
László Bölöni Midfielder

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16
+ - 51 27
Dorinel Munteanu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dorinel Munteanu Midfielder

17
+ - 49 26
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Forward, Midfielder

18
+ - 45 23
Ilie Dumitrescu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Dumitrescu Forward, Midfielder

19
+ - 34 17
Iuliu Bodola is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Bodola Forward

20
+ - 48 27
Miodrag Belodedici is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

21
+ - 40 21
Dudu Georgescu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dudu Georgescu Forward

22
+ - 52 33
Costel Pantilimon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Costel Pantilimon Goalkeeper

23
+ - 31 16
Ioan Sabău is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Sabău Midfielder

24
+ - 31 27
József Pecsovszky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

25
+ - 46 39
Ștefan Radu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ștefan Radu Defender

26
+ - 25 18
Marcel Răducanu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Marcel Răducanu Forward, Midfielder

27
+ - 31 26
Nicolae Dică is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dică Forward, Midfielder

28
+ - 24 18
Rodion Cămătaru is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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+ - 23 17
Radu Nunweiller is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Radu Nunweiller Midfielder

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Daniel Niculae is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Daniel Niculae Forward

31
+ - 22 16
Ioan Lupescu is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Lupescu Midfielder

32
+ - 22 17
Ioan Andone is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Andone Defender

33
+ - 26 22
Gabi Balint is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gabi Balint Forward

34
+ - 37 35
Ciprian Marica is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ciprian Marica Forward, Midfielder

35
+ - 28 25
Emerich Jenei is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

36
+ - 27 25
Mirel Rădoi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mirel Rădoi Defender, Midfielder

37
+ - 23 22
Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

38
+ - 22 21
Anghel Iordănescu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

39
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Titus Ozon is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

40
+ - 20 19
Tudorel Stoica is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Tudorel Stoica Midfielder

41
+ - 24 24
Nicolae Kovács is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

42
+ - 7 8
Ciprian Tătăruşanu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

43
+ - 16 16
Adrian Bumbescu is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Bumbescu Defender

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Nicolae Stanciu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Stanciu Midfielder

45
+ - 3 4
Alexandru Apolzan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

46
+ - 16 19
Elek Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

47
+ - 2 1
Cristian Tănase is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cristian Tănase Midfielder

48
+ - 16 20
Silviu Lung Jr. is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Silviu Lung Jr. Goalkeeper

49
+ - 18 24
Nicolae Grigore is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Grigore Midfielder

50
+ - 17 23
Florentin Petre is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Florentin Petre Winger, Midfielder