The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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List Criteria: 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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    Mircea Lucescu is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Mircea Lucescu Forward

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


    Ilie Balaci Playmaker, Forward

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


    Răzvan Raț Defender

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


    Dorinel Munteanu Midfielder

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


    Cosmin Contra Defender, Midfielder

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    Helmuth Duckadam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Helmuth Duckadam Goalkeeper

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


    Adrian Ilie Defender

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    Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 19 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) 20 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    László Bölöni Midfielder

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


    Ioan Sabău Midfielder

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


    Daniel Niculae Forward

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


    Dudu Georgescu Forward

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    Ștefan Radu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Ștefan Radu Defender

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


    Ciprian Marica Forward, Midfielder

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


    Ioan Lupescu Midfielder

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    Marcel Răducanu is listed (or ranked) 29 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) 30 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Rodion Cămătaru Forward

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


    Anghel Iordănescu Forward

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


    Ioan Andone Defender

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


    Nicolae Dică Forward, Midfielder

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


    Tiberiu Ghioane Midfielder

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


    Nicolae Stanciu Midfielder

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


    Mirel Rădoi Defender, Midfielder

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    Silviu Lung Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Silviu Lung Jr. Goalkeeper

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


    Gabi Balint Forward

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    Florin Cernat is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Florin Cernat Playmaker, Midfielder

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


    Florentin Petre Winger, Midfielder

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


    Ionuț Rada Defender

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    Mugur Bolohan is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time


    Mugur Bolohan Defender

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


    Adrian Bumbescu Defender

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    Ciprian Tătăruşanu is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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    Ciprian Tătăruşanu Goalkeeper

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