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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.

1
1,434 2,787
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

2
1,666 3,405
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paolo Maldini Defender

3
3,448 1,231
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Diego Maradona Forward, Midfielder

4
536 1,739
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ruud Gullit Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
627 2,051
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Franco Baresi Defender

6
691 2,019
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
George Weah Forward

7
704 2,039
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

8
515 2,048
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Frank Rijkaard Defender, Midfielder

9
2,208 1,464
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
320 1,530
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Roberto Donadoni Midfielder

11
568 1,594
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Clarence Seedorf Midfielder

12
2,048 1,792
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Roberto Baggio Forward, Midfielder

13
1,432 1,106
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

14
805 1,190
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Romário Forward

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2,041 2,348
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Zinedine Zidane Midfielder

16
711 852
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

17
593 1,303
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Cafu Defender

18
1,077 1,164
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Dennis Bergkamp Forward

19
2,008 2,693
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Ronaldo Forward

20
232 570
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Zvonimir Boban Midfielder

21
875 956
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Thierry Henry Forward, Midfielder

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95 473
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Leonardo Araújo Defender, Midfielder

23
912 953
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Roberto Carlos Defender, Midfielder

24
742 900
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Luís Figo Midfielder

25
832 984
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

26
2,733 3,169
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Jari Litmanen Forward, Midfielder

27
544 725
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Raúl Forward, Midfielder

28
731 940
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Eric Cantona Forward, Midfielder

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181 91
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Pavel Nedvěd Midfielder

30
560 798
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Lothar Matthäus Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

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583 781
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Oliver Kahn Goalkeeper

32
564 794
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Rivaldo Forward, Midfielder

33
596 818
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Gheorghe Hagi Midfielder

34
491 1,307
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Alessandro Nesta Defender

35
143 65
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
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529 855
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Michael Laudrup Forward, Midfielder

37
309 960
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Filippo Inzaghi Forward

38
790 1,447
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
David Beckham Midfielder

39
370 725
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
446 717
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Edgar Davids Midfielder

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106 237
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Dragan Stojković Forward, Midfielder

42
179 382
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Fernando Torres Forward

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110 215
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Michel Preud'homme Goalkeeper

44
718 681
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Niemi Goalkeeper

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13 43
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Chris Waddle Midfielder

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692 666
Jari Rantanen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

47
679 651
Atik Ismail is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

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659 633
Antti Okkonen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Okkonen Midfielder

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652 628
Antti Sumiala is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Sumiala Forward

50
660 637
Antti Pohja is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Pohja Forward, Midfielder