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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
1,790 3,498
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,537 2,867
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,598 1,304
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
605 1,799
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
673 2,108
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
771 2,102
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
740 2,076
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
556 2,104
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,293 1,498
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
341 1,590
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

11
625 1,634
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

12
1,520 1,131
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,140 1,820
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

14
865 1,232
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,207 2,365
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

16
659 1,329
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
773 881
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,161 1,188
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,177 2,704
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
963 971
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
996 968
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
247 608
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

23
801 916
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
226 107
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

25
865 1,004
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

26
98 511
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Defender, Midfielder

27
2,750 3,194
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

28
585 741
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

29
780 963
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

30
604 815
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
632 795
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

32
608 812
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

33
183 84
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Midfielder

34
642 834
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

35
522 1,324
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

36
551 877
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

37
842 1,474
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

38
334 983
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
483 729
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