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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked

Updated December 7, 2020 187.1k votes 34.5k voters 67.3k 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
    40,384
    2,218

    Hristo Stoichkov

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePlovdiv, Yuzhen tsentralen, Bulgaria

    NationalityBulgaria

    Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

  • 2
    5,381
    3,104

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1973-1978

  • 3
    6,163
    3,564

    Ronaldinho

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePorto Alegre, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2003-2008

  • 4
    8,601
    5,027

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    NationalitySpain, Argentina

    Barcelona career: 2004-Present

  • 5
    4,181
    2,529

    Andrés Iniesta

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceFuentealbilla, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2002-2018

  • 6
    3,511
    2,148

    Xavi

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceTerrassa, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1998-2015

  • 7
    2,681
    2,298

    Carles Puyol

    Defender

    BirthplaceLa Pobla de Segur, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1999-2014

  • 8
    2,663
    2,688

    Diego Maradona

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Barcelona career: 1982-1984

  • 9
    2,491
    2,525

    Ronaldo

    Forward

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1996-1997

  • 10
    1,936
    2,003

    Romário

    Forward

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1993-1995

  • 11
    1,713
    1,923

    Rivaldo

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePaulista, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1997-2002

  • 12
    1,726
    1,943

    Luis Suárez

    Winger, Forward

    BirthplaceSalto, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Barcelona career: 2014-Present

  • 13
    1,582
    1,779

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalitySpain, Cameroon

    Barcelona career: 2004-2009

  • 14
    1,491
    1,741

    Ronald Koeman

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1989-1995

  • 15
    1,359
    1,723

    Daniel Alves

    Defender

    BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2008-2016

  • 16
    1,017
    1,306

    Pep Guardiola

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSantpedor, Spain

    NationalitySpain

  • 17
    1,126
    1,584

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 18
    1,114
    1,589

    Sergio Busquets

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSabadell, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 19
    858
    1,224

    BirthplaceMönchengladbach, Germany

    NationalityGermany

  • 20
    872
    1,265

    BirthplaceLangreo, Tuilla, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2010-2013

  • 21
    447
    648

    Thierry Henry

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceLes Ulis, France

    NationalityFrance

  • 22
    925
    1,347

    Gheorghe Hagi

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSăcele, Constanța, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Barcelona career: 1994-1996

  • 23
    719
    1,049

    Andoni Zubizarreta

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceVitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1986-1994

  • 24
    851
    1,250

    Michael Laudrup

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceFrederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

    NationalityDenmark

    Barcelona career: 1989-1994

  • 25
    762
    1,135

    Patrick Kluivert

    Forward

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1998-2004

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