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The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time  

Ranker Soccer
378 votes 31 voters 49 items

List Rules Vote up the top midfielders ever to take the pitch for Real Madrid.

The best midfielders ever to lace up their cleats for Real Madrid have been part of a long legacy of tremendous soccer. All the Real Madrid CF stars of past and present have had a hand in crafting the history of their club team.

Real Madrid has been one of the top teams in La Liga for years, and recent star midfielders like Raul and David Beckham 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 Ignacio Zoco and Sabino Barinaga establishing themselves in the club's early history.

So which of these players from Real Madrid's long history deserves to rank near the top of the list? Who are the best Real Madrid midfielders 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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Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2001-2006

2
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1994-2010

3
Luka Modrić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2012-Present

4
Roberto Carlos is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1996-2007

5
Emilio Butragueño is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1983-1995

6
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1990-1992

7
David Beckham is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2003-2007

8
Jaime Lazcano is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Jaime Lazcano

Real Madrid career: 1928-1935

9
Clarence Seedorf is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1996-2000

10
Ignacio Zoco is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Ignacio Zoco

Real Madrid career: 1962-1974

11
Luís Enrique Martínez García is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Luís Enrique Martínez García

Real Madrid career: 1991-1996

12
Vicente del Bosque is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1973-1984

13
Jesús Alonso Fernández is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Jesús Alonso Fernández

Real Madrid career: 1935-1936, 1936-1948

14
Sergio Ramos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2005-Present

15
Sabino Barinaga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Sabino Barinaga

Real Madrid career: 1940-1950

16
Míchel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Míchel

Real Madrid career: 1981-1996

17
Fernando Hierro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1989-2003

18
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2013-Present

19
Pirri is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1964-1980

20
Raymond Kopa is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1956-1959

21
Mesut Özil is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2010-2013

22
Rafael Gordillo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 1985-1992

23
Robinho is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2005-2008

24
Marco Asensio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time
Marco Asensio

Real Madrid career: 2016-Present

25
Kaká is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Real Madrid Midfielders Of All Time

Real Madrid career: 2009-2013