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The Best FC Barcelona Players Of All Time, Ranked

Updated December 7, 2020 185.0k votes 31.5k voters 60.0k views114 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
    37,825
    2,145

    Hristo Stoichkov

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePlovdiv, Yuzhen tsentralen, Bulgaria

    NationalityBulgaria

    Barcelona career: 1990-1995, 1996-1998

  • 2
    6,104
    3,453

    Ronaldinho

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePorto Alegre, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 2003-2008

  • 3
    5,364
    3,030

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1973-1978

  • 4
    8,438
    5,021

    BirthplaceRosario, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2004-Present

  • 5
    4,197
    2,511

    Andrés Iniesta

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceFuentealbilla, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2002-2018

  • 6
    3,514
    2,124

    Xavi

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceTerrassa, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1998-2015

  • 7
    2,672
    2,302

    Carles Puyol

    Defender

    BirthplaceLa Pobla de Segur, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1999-2014

  • 8
    2,509
    2,522

    Ronaldo

    Forward

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1996-1997

  • 9
    1,953
    2,004

    Romário

    Forward

    BirthplaceRio de Janeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1993-1995

  • 10
    2,640
    2,736

    Diego Maradona

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceLanús, Argentina

    NationalityArgentina

    Barcelona career: 1982-1984

  • 11
    1,741
    1,931

    Rivaldo

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplacePaulista, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil

    Barcelona career: 1997-2002

  • 12
    1,599
    1,791

    BirthplaceDouala, Wouri, Cameroon

    NationalitySpain, Cameroon

    Barcelona career: 2004-2009

  • 13
    1,720
    1,955

    Luis Suárez

    Winger, Forward

    BirthplaceSalto, Uruguay

    NationalityUruguay

    Barcelona career: 2014-Present

  • 14
    1,513
    1,745

    Ronald Koeman

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceZaandam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1989-1995

  • 15
    1,379
    1,742

    Daniel Alves

    Defender

    BirthplaceJuazeiro, Brazil

    NationalityBrazil, Spain

    Barcelona career: 2008-2016

  • 16
    1,015
    1,300

    Pep Guardiola

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSantpedor, Spain

    NationalitySpain

  • 17
    857
    1,201

    BirthplaceMönchengladbach, Germany

    NationalityGermany

  • 18
    418
    585

    Thierry Henry

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceLes Ulis, France

    NationalityFrance

  • 19
    1,124
    1,597

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 20
    1,128
    1,617

    Sergio Busquets

    Defender, Midfielder

    BirthplaceSabadell, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2008-Present

  • 21
    945
    1,355

    Gheorghe Hagi

    Midfielder

    BirthplaceSăcele, Constanța, Romania

    NationalityRomania

    Barcelona career: 1994-1996

  • 22
    735
    1,056

    Andoni Zubizarreta

    Goalkeeper

    BirthplaceVitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 1986-1994

  • 23
    873
    1,261

    Michael Laudrup

    Forward, Midfielder

    BirthplaceFrederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark

    NationalityDenmark

    Barcelona career: 1989-1994

  • 24
    885
    1,293

    BirthplaceTuilla, Langreo, Spain

    NationalitySpain

    Barcelona career: 2010-2013

  • 25
    787
    1,156

    Patrick Kluivert

    Forward

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    NationalityNetherlands

    Barcelona career: 1998-2004