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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
1,872 3,540
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,589 2,906
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,665 1,349
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
647 1,832
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
703 2,137
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
817 2,134
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
775 2,102
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
586 2,136
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,334 1,523
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
349 1,629
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

11
653 1,661
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

12
1,572 1,146
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,198 1,836
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

14
907 1,252
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,291 2,380
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

16
695 1,342
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
810 900
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,216 1,200
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,281 2,711
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
1,020 992
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
1,038 980
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
257 117
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

23
833 935
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
262 632
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

25
901 1,013
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

26
101 542
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Defender, Midfielder

27
613 756
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

28
2,767 3,215
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

29
816 973
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

30
628 827
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
641 820
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

32
650 811
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

33
213 101
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Midfielder

34
674 846
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

35
548 1,335
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

36
573 890
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

37
354 998
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

38
868 1,494
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

39
411 754
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
500 743
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

41
131 273
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

42
46 53
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

43
210 431
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

44
27 85
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

45
135 290
Fernando Redondo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

46
124 254
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

47
178 419
Dejan Savićević is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

48
177 398
Robert Prosinečki is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

49
331 645
Henrik Larsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

50
726 730
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper