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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Defender

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Helmuth Duckadam is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Helmuth Duckadam Goalkeeper

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

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

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

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Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Forward, Midfielder

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László Bölöni is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
László Bölöni Midfielder

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Miodrag Belodedici is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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Dorinel Munteanu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dorinel Munteanu Midfielder

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

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Dudu Georgescu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dudu Georgescu Forward

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Ilie Dumitrescu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Dumitrescu Forward, Midfielder

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

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

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

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

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

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Rodion Cămătaru is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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Daniel Niculae is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Daniel Niculae Forward

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Ioan Lupescu is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Lupescu Midfielder

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Nicolae Dică is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dică Forward, Midfielder

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Radu Nunweiller is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Radu Nunweiller Midfielder

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Ciprian Marica is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ciprian Marica Forward, Midfielder

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Emerich Jenei is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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Ioan Andone is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Andone Defender

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Gabi Balint is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gabi Balint Forward

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Anghel Iordănescu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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Mirel Rădoi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mirel Rădoi Defender, Midfielder

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Tudorel Stoica is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Tudorel Stoica Midfielder

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

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Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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Titus Ozon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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

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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

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

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

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Silviu Lung Jr. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Silviu Lung Jr. Goalkeeper

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Nicolae Grigore is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Grigore Midfielder

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Cristian Tănase is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cristian Tănase Midfielder

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