90s The Best Soccer Players of the '90s  

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List Rules 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.

list ordered by

1
1,990 3,617
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,686 2,973
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,804 1,415
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
708 1,892
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
752 2,187
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
894 2,178
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
832 2,151
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
637 2,173
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
706 1,701
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

10
2,402 1,563
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

11
365 1,690
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

12
2,444 2,398
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

13
1,656 1,177
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

14
971 1,281
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,281 1,860
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

16
747 1,368
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
873 931
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,295 1,221
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,438 2,724
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
1,111 1,010
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
307 132
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

22
1,108 996
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

23
890 950
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
280 663
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

25
951 1,030
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s