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
1,903 3,560
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,616 2,923
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,699 1,371
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
664 1,852
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
716 2,154
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
838 2,149
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
795 2,118
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
604 2,148
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,353 1,536
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
674 1,672
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

11
354 1,647
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

12
1,601 1,157
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
929 1,259
Romário is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

14
2,329 2,386
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

15
2,219 1,847
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

16
709 1,354
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
827 910
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,242 1,211
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,321 2,716
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
1,050 1,000
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
1,057 987
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
271 123
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

23
848 941
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
266 642
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

25
915 1,020
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s