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
1,946 3,577
Paolo Maldini is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

2
1,653 2,941
Marco van Basten is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

3
3,743 1,393
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
alyndavies added Forward, Midfielder

4
684 1,869
Ruud Gullit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Forward, Midfielder

5
736 2,165
Franco Baresi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

6
863 2,160
Andriy Shevchenko is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

7
812 2,133
George Weah is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

8
622 2,156
Frank Rijkaard is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

9
686 1,685
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

10
2,376 1,549
Alessandro Del Piero is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s

11
358 1,667
Roberto Donadoni is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Andrea Pillerè added Midfielder

12
1,629 1,166
Peter Schmeichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Goalkeeper

13
2,381 2,394
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

14
950 1,271
Romário is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

15
2,251 1,853
Roberto Baggio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

16
727 1,360
Cafu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender

17
850 919
Ryan Giggs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

18
1,270 1,218
Dennis Bergkamp is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward

19
2,373 2,722
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Paul Nathan added Forward

20
1,084 1,005
Thierry Henry is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Forward, Midfielder

21
1,083 993
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Defender, Midfielder

22
288 128
Pavel Nedvěd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Ari Aries added Midfielder

23
866 946
Luís Figo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

24
271 651
Zvonimir Boban is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s
Midfielder

25
929 1,024
Gabriel Batistuta is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players of the '90s