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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
1,398 2,717
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

2
1,614 3,356
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paolo Maldini Defender

3
3,378 1,184
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Diego Maradona Forward, Midfielder

4
511 1,700
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ruud Gullit Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
617 2,010
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Franco Baresi Defender

6
504 2,011
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Frank Rijkaard Defender, Midfielder

7
680 2,010
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

8
670 1,984
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
George Weah Forward

9
315 1,498
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Roberto Donadoni Midfielder

10
2,176 1,444
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

11
556 1,568
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Clarence Seedorf Midfielder

12
1,410 1,084
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Peter Schmeichel Goalkeeper

13
2,007 1,772
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Roberto Baggio Forward, Midfielder

14
777 1,173
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Romário Forward

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15
1,960 2,335
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Zinedine Zidane Midfielder

16
687 836
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ryan Giggs Forward, Midfielder

17
574 1,285
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Cafu Defender

18
1,047 1,152
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Dennis Bergkamp Forward

19
229 554
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Zvonimir Boban Midfielder

20
92 457
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Leonardo Araújo Defender, Midfielder

21
1,940 2,667
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Ronaldo Forward

The Sexiest Female Soccer Players

22
831 949
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Thierry Henry Forward, Midfielder

23
880 944
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Roberto Carlos Defender, Midfielder

24
820 976
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

25
712 892
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Luís Figo Midfielder

26
2,729 3,159
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Jari Litmanen Forward, Midfielder

27
527 716
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Raúl Forward, Midfielder

28
716 930
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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29
169 83
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Pavel Nedvěd Midfielder

30
556 790
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Lothar Matthäus Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
565 772
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Oliver Kahn Goalkeeper

32
552 788
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Rivaldo Forward, Midfielder

33
583 810
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Gheorghe Hagi Midfielder

34
525 846
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Michael Laudrup Forward, Midfielder

35
482 1,300
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Alessandro Nesta Defender

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36
132 61
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Paul Scholes Midfielder

37
302 954
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Filippo Inzaghi Forward

38
770 1,436
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
David Beckham Midfielder

39
365 715
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
438 710
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Edgar Davids Midfielder

41
103 228
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Dragan Stojković Forward, Midfielder

42
109 205
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Michel Preud'homme Goalkeeper

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43
718 673
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Niemi Goalkeeper

44
12 35
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Chris Waddle Midfielder

45
172 374
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Fernando Torres Forward

46
690 660
Jari Rantanen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

47
678 644
Atik Ismail is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

48
659 628
Antti Okkonen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Okkonen Midfielder

49
652 623
Antti Sumiala is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Sumiala Forward

50
660 632
Antti Pohja is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Antti Pohja Forward, Midfielder