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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked  

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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
Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 2004-Present

2
Andrés Iniesta is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2002-2018

3
Ronaldinho is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2003-2008

4
Johan Cruyff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 1973-1978

5
Xavi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1998-2015

6
Carles Puyol is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Defender

Barcelona career: 1999-2014

7
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 1996-1997

8
Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Winger, Forward, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2014-Present

9
Gerard Piqué is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Defender

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

10
Samuel Eto'o is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 2004-2009

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

Barcelona career: 1997-2002

12
Neymar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 2013-2017

13
Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Defender

Barcelona career: 2008-2016

14
Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Defender, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

15
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1982-1984

16
Deco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2004-2008

17
David Villa is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 2010-2013

18
Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Defender, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1989-1995

19
Hristo Stoichkov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

20
Patrick Kluivert is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Patrick Kluivert Forward

Barcelona career: 1998-2004

21
Ivan Rakitić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Barcelona career: 2014-Present

22
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1989-1994

23
Víctor Valdés is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Goalkeeper

Barcelona career: 2002-2014

24
Romário is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Forward

Barcelona career: 1993-1995

25
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All-Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Barcelona career: 1994-1996