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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
1,753 3,477
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,511 2,850
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,566 1,284
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
581 1,784
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
658 2,097
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
752 2,089
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
727 2,062
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
544 2,093
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,271 1,491
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
333 1,578
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

11
607 1,624
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

12
1,493 1,127
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,118 1,814
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

14
855 1,220
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,166 2,358
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

16
644 1,321
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
758 871
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,141 1,180
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,132 2,703
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
934 970
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
971 965
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
243 598
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

23
784 912
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
98 503
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Defender, Midfielder

25
857 999
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

26
2,746 3,188
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

27
210 105
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

28
577 736
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

29
768 957
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

30
592 812
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
621 790
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

32
601 806
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

33
169 78
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Midfielder

34
630 831
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

35
514 1,321
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

36
544 873
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

37
826 1,467
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

38
326 977
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

39
389 739
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
475 725
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

41
120 249
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

42
190 402
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

43
117 229
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

44
19 59
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

45
723 700
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

46
30 32
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

47
694 683
Jari Rantanen is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

48
682 669
Atik Ismail is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

49
660 649
Antti Okkonen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

50
662 652
Antti Pohja is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder