90s Sports 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
2,022 3,635
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender
2
1,706 2,990
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
3
3,835 1,436
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder
4
727 1,902
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder
5
761 2,200
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender
6
906 2,191
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
7
848 2,159
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward
8
648 2,185
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder
9
717 1,708
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder
10
2,419 1,570
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
11
370 1,703
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder
12
2,490 2,401
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder
13
989 1,287
Romário is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward
14
1,678 1,184
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper
15
2,306 1,865
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder
16
763 1,373
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender
17
887 939
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder
18
1,317 1,227
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward
19
2,480 2,726
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward
20
1,131 1,015
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder
21
319 137
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder
22
1,124 1,001
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder
23
904 956
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder
24
282 674
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder
25
965 1,035
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s