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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked

Updated December 7, 2020 189.1k votes 34.7k voters 68.6k views113 items

List RulesVote 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
    Forward, Midfielder
    40,436
    2,327

    BirthplacePlovdiv, Yuzhen tsentralen, Bulgaria

    Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

  • 2
    8,753
    5,040

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    Barcelona career: 2004-Present

  • 3
    5,457
    3,129

    Barcelona career: 1973-1978

  • 4
    Forward, Midfielder
    6,238
    3,596

    BirthplacePorto Alegre, Brazil

    Barcelona career: 2003-2008

  • 5
    Midfielder
    4,237
    2,536

    BirthplaceFuentealbilla, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2002-2018

  • 6
    Forward
    3,582
    2,148

    BirthplaceReconquista, Argentina

    Barcelona career: 1998-2015

  • 7
    Defender
    2,729
    2,312

    BirthplaceLa Pobla de Segur, Spain

    Barcelona career: 1999-2014

  • 8
    Forward, Midfielder
    2,713
    2,711

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    Barcelona career: 1982-1984

  • 9
    Forward
    2,535
    2,550

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Barcelona career: 1996-1997

  • 10
    Forward
    1,968
    2,029

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Barcelona career: 1993-1995

  • 11
    Winger, Forward
    1,776
    1,954

    BirthplaceSalto, Uruguay

    Barcelona career: 2014-Present

  • 12
    1,622
    1,790

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    Barcelona career: 2004-2009

  • 13
    Forward, Midfielder
    1,751
    1,936

    BirthplacePaulista, Brazil

    Barcelona career: 1997-2002

  • 14
    Defender, Midfielder
    1,520
    1,753

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

    Barcelona career: 1989-1995

  • 15
    Defender
    1,405
    1,724

    BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil

    Barcelona career: 2008-2016

  • 16
    huyculeblaugrana addedMidfielder
    1,044
    1,331

    BirthplaceSantpedor, Spain

  • 17
    1,164
    1,594

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 18
    Stuart Davison addedForward, Midfielder
    486
    668

    BirthplaceLes Ulis, France

  • 19
    Defender, Midfielder
    1,145
    1,598

    BirthplaceSabadell, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 20
    Carmen Boukari addedGoalkeeper
    884
    1,242

    BirthplaceMönchengladbach, Germany

  • 21
    898
    1,279

    BirthplaceLangreo, Tuilla, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2010-2013

  • 22
    Midfielder
    938
    1,361

    BirthplaceSăcele, Constanța, Romania

    Barcelona career: 1994-1996

  • 23
    Forward, Midfielder
    865
    1,258

    BirthplaceFrederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

    Barcelona career: 1989-1994

  • 24
    724
    1,062

    BirthplaceVitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

    Barcelona career: 1986-1994

  • 25
    774
    1,144

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Barcelona career: 1998-2004

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