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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
1,782 3,497
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,533 2,866
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,595 1,299
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
604 1,798
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
671 2,108
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
766 2,102
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
738 2,075
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
555 2,103
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,291 1,496
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
340 1,589
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

11
622 1,634
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

12
1,516 1,130
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,136 1,820
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

14
864 1,230
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,200 2,364
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

16
654 1,329
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
771 879
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,159 1,187
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,171 2,704
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
960 970
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
992 967
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
800 915
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

23
246 607
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
224 105
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

25
98 509
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Defender, Midfielder

26
863 1,004
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

27
2,749 3,193
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

28
583 740
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

29
779 962
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

30
603 814
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
630 793
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

32
606 811
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

33
181 82
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Midfielder

34
641 834
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

35
520 1,324
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

36
550 876
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

37
839 1,473
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

38
333 982
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

39
392 743
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
482 728
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

41
123 254
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

42
199 407
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

43
120 233
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

44
34 34
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

45
20 65
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

46
723 706
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

47
168 404
Dejan Savićević is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

48
695 687
Jari Rantanen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

49
683 672
Atik Ismail is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

50
661 652
Antti Okkonen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder