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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked 

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Updated March 10, 2020 10.3k votes 1.5k voters 6.7k views 102 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
Diego Maradona is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Lanús

Nationality: Argentina

Barcelona career: 1982-1984

2
Lionel Messi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Rosario

Nationality: Argentina, Spain

Barcelona career: 2004-Present

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

Nationality: Brazil, Spain

Barcelona career: 2003-2008

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

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1973-1978

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

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

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

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 1999-2014

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

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1996-1997

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

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

10
Neymar is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Mogi das Cruzes

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 2013-2017

11
Luis Suárez is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Winger and Forward from Salto

Nationality: Uruguay

Barcelona career: 2014-Present

12
Daniel Alves is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender from Juazeiro

Nationality: Brazil, Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-2016

13
Sergio Busquets is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender and Midfielder from Sabadell

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2008-Present

14
Samuel Eto'o is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Douala

Nationality: Spain, Cameroon

Barcelona career: 2004-2009

15
David Villa is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Langreo

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2010-2013

16
Rivaldo is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Paulista

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1997-2002

17
Ronald Koeman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender and Midfielder from Zaandam

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1989-1995

18
Romário is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Rio de Janeiro

Nationality: Brazil

Barcelona career: 1993-1995

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

Nationality: Bulgaria

Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

20
Víctor Vald&eacut... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Goalkeeper from L'Hospitalet de Llobregat

Nationality: Spain

Barcelona career: 2002-2014

21
Michael Laudrup is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward and Midfielder from Frederiksberg

Nationality: Denmark

Barcelona career: 1989-1994

22
Deco is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder from São Bernardo do Campo

Nationality: Portugal, Brazil

Barcelona career: 2004-2008

23
László Kub... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward from Budapest

Nationality: Hungary, Spain

Barcelona career: 1950-1961

24
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder from Săcele

Nationality: Romania

Barcelona career: 1994-1996

25
Patrick Kluivert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked
Patrick Kluivert Forward from Amsterdam

Nationality: Netherlands

Barcelona career: 1998-2004