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The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked  

Ranker Soccer
449 votes 30 voters 100 items

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

The best players 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 superstar Cristiano Ronaldo 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 Alfredo Di Stefano and Amancio Amaro 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 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
Cristiano Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 2009-2018

2
Alfredo Di Stéfano is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 1953-1964

3
Raúl is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1994-2010

4
Ronaldo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 2002-2007

5
Zinedine Zidane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 2001-2006

6
Iker Casillas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Goalkeeper

Real Madrid career: 1999-2015

7
Ferenc Puskás is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Inside forward

Real Madrid career: 1958-1966

8
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1990-1992

9
Hugo Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Hugo Sánchez Forward

Real Madrid career: 1985-1992

10
Sabino Barinaga is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Sabino Barinaga Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1940-1950

11
Manuel Alday Marticorena is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Manuel Alday Marticorena Forward

Real Madrid career: 1939-1944

12
Davor Šuker is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 1996-1999

13
Guti is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1995-2010

14
Sergio Ramos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Defender, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 2005-Present

15
Karim Benzema is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 2009-Present

16
Francisco Gento is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 1953-1971

17
Gonzalo Higuaín is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 2007-2013

18
Emilio Butragueño is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1983-1995

19
Gareth Bale is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward, Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 2013-Present

20
Hilario is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Hilario Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1931-1936

21
Ignacio Zoco is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Ignacio Zoco Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1962-1974

22
Roberto Martínez is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Roberto Martínez Forward

Real Madrid career: 1974-1980

23
Alfonso Pérez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Forward

Real Madrid career: 1991-1995

24
Jesús Alonso Fernández is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Jesús Alonso Fernández Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1935-1936, 1936-1948

25
Jaime Lazcano is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Real Madrid Players Of All Time, Ranked
Jaime Lazcano Midfielder

Real Madrid career: 1928-1935