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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
1,861 3,538
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,581 2,904
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,658 1,343
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
640 1,828
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
698 2,136
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
812 2,131
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
769 2,101
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
582 2,133
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
2,330 1,521
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

10
348 1,625
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

11
650 1,659
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

12
1,565 1,146
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,187 1,836
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

14
2,280 2,379
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

15
899 1,252
Romário is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

16
691 1,342
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
805 898
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,208 1,199
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,267 2,711
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
1,012 989
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
1,033 978
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
260 630
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

23
253 117
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

24
828 934
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

25
896 1,013
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

26
100 539
Leonardo Araújo is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
kukkola added Defender, Midfielder

27
609 755
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

28
2,765 3,214
Jari Litmanen is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

29
809 973
Eric Cantona is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

30
626 825
Lothar Matthäus is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Sweeper, Midfielder

31
637 819
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

32
648 810
Oliver Kahn is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

33
209 98
Paul Scholes is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
bigcraig added Midfielder

34
668 846
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

35
546 1,334
Alessandro Nesta is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

36
571 889
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

37
352 996
Filippo Inzaghi is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

38
866 1,492
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

39
408 754
Jürgen Klinsmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

40
499 742
Edgar Davids is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

41
128 272
Dragan Stojković is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

42
208 428
Fernando Torres is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

43
43 52
Dwight Yorke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

44
27 83
Chris Waddle is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

45
123 252
Michel Preud'homme is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

46
131 290
Fernando Redondo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

47
175 418
Dejan Savićević is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

48
726 727
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

49
330 643
Henrik Larsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

50
697 700
Jari Rantanen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s