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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked 

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Updated April 4, 2020 65.7k votes 12.1k voters 26k views 103 items

List Rules Vote up the top players ever to take the pitch for Barcelona.

The best players ever to lace up their cleats for Barcelona have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the FC Barcelona stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

Barcelona has been one of the top teams in La Liga for years, and superstar Lionel Messi has helped the club keep its status among the A-list of the soccer world. But the history goes back longer than that, with early standouts from the club's roster like Cesar Rodriguez and Josep Escola establishing themselves in the club's early history.

So which of these players from Barcelona's long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Barcelona players of all-time? Vote below, and if you see any players missing from the list who should be considered, feel free to add them as well.

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1
Hristo Stoichkov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Plovdiv, Yuzhen tsentralen, Bulgaria

Nationality: Bulgaria

Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

2
Johan Cruyff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1973-1978

3
Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Porto Alegre, Brazil

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 2003-2008

4
Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Rosario, Argentina

Nationality: Spain, Argentina

Barcelona career: 2004-Present

5
Andrés Iniesta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder from Fuentealbilla, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2002-2018

6
Xavi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder from Terrassa, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1998-2015

7
Carles Puyol is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender from La Pobla de Segur, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1999-2014

8
Romário is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1993-1995

9
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1996-1997

10
Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender and Midfielder from Zaandam, Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1989-1995

11
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Paulista, Brazil

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1997-2002

12
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Lanús, Argentina

Nationality: Argentina

Barcelona career: 1982-1984

13
Samuel Eto'o is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Douala, Wouri, Cameroon

Nationality: Spain, Cameroon

Barcelona career: 2004-2009

14
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder from Săcele, Constanța, Romania

Nationality: Romania

Barcelona career: 1994-1996

15
Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender from Juazeiro, Brazil

Nationality: Brazil, Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-2016

16
Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Winger and Forward from Salto, Uruguay

Nationality: Uruguay

Barcelona career: 2014-Present

17
Andoni Zubizarreta is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Andoni Zubizarreta Goalkeeper from Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1986-1994

18
Pep Guardiola is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
huyculeblaugrana added Midfielder from Santpedor, Spain

Nationality: Spain

19
Patrick Kluivert is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Patrick Kluivert Forward from Amsterdam, Netherlands

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1998-2004

20
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Nationality: Denmark

Barcelona career: 1989-1994

21
Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender and Midfielder from Sabadell, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

22
José Mari Bakero ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Goizueta, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1988-1996

23
Gerard Piqué is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender from Barcelona, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

24
Marc-André ter St... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Carmen Boukari added Goalkeeper from Mönchengladbach, Germany

Nationality: Germany

25
Luís Enrique Mart... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Luís Enrique Martínez García Forward and Midfielder from Gijón, Spain

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1996-2004