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List Rules Soccer players from Romania or played on the Romanian national team.

The best Romanian soccer players have been international superstars and altered the way the game is played. In addition to being a formidable national team for the World Cups, Romanian footballers have played for many top football clubs throughout the world. But who is the best Romanian soccer player of all time? Fans have ranked their favorites below!

This list of the best soccer players from Romania below has been voted by fans across the world--including Romanian of course. The list includes positions played and photos when available. These Romanian footballers have been ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Romanian soccer player you can use the search box at the top of the list to find what you're looking for.

While many football fans consider Gheorghe Hagi the best Romanian football player, some would also put Nicolae Dobrin in the running. Unfortunately, we'll never know since they played in different eras. The list you're viewing has a variety of players, like István Avar and Elek Schwartz, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Romanian footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Romanian soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Romania in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of the best Romanian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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1
562 75
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Hagi Midfielder

2
237 72
Nicolae Dobrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dobrin Midfielder

3
230 69
Gheorghe Popescu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Popescu Defender

4
189 62
Dan Petrescu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dan Petrescu Defender

5
190 66
Cristian Chivu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cristian Chivu Defender

6
208 93
Adrian Mutu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Mutu Forward, Midfielder

7
114 42
Ilie Balaci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Balaci Playmaker, Forward

8
103 44
Mircea Lucescu is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mircea Lucescu Forward

9
115 54
Marius Lăcătuș is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

10
91 40
Helmuth Duckadam is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Helmuth Duckadam Goalkeeper

11
87 41
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Defender

12
98 51
Răzvan Raț is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Răzvan Raț Defender

13
80 39
Cosmin Contra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cosmin Contra Defender, Midfielder

14
66 28
Ilie Dumitrescu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Dumitrescu Forward, Midfielder

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15
66 29
László Bölöni is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
László Bölöni Midfielder

16
70 33
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Forward, Midfielder

17
68 33
Miodrag Belodedici is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

18
64 37
Iuliu Barátky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Barátky Forward

19
67 34
Dorinel Munteanu is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dorinel Munteanu Midfielder

20
42 21
Iuliu Bodola is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Bodola Forward

21
53 27
Dudu Georgescu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dudu Georgescu Forward

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22
39 20
Ioan Sabău is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Sabău Midfielder

23
33 20
Ioan Lupescu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Lupescu Midfielder

24
63 52
Costel Pantilimon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Costel Pantilimon Goalkeeper

25
58 47
Ștefan Radu is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ștefan Radu Defender

26
42 30
Mirel Rădoi is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mirel Rădoi Defender, Midfielder

27
38 32
József Pecsovszky is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

28
32 20
Marcel Răducanu is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Marcel Răducanu Forward, Midfielder

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29
36 25
Gabi Balint is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gabi Balint Forward

30
44 34
Nicolae Dică is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dică Forward, Midfielder

31
31 20
Rodion Cămătaru is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Rodion Cămătaru Forward

32
28 19
Radu Nunweiller is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Radu Nunweiller Midfielder

33
33 25
Anghel Iordănescu is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Anghel Iordănescu Forward

34
35 29
Emerich Jenei is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

35
18 15
Ciprian Tătăruşanu is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
David Ascoli added Ciprian Tătăruşanu Goalkeeper

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36
43 40
Ciprian Marica is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ciprian Marica Forward, Midfielder

37
11 8
Titus Ozon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Titus Ozon

38
25 21
Tudorel Stoica is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Tudorel Stoica Midfielder

39
33 32
Daniel Niculae is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Daniel Niculae Forward

40
33 32
Nicolae Stanciu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Stanciu Midfielder

41
23 22
Ioan Andone is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Andone Defender

42
25 25
Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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43
28 33
Alexandru Chipciu is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alexandru Chipciu Midfielder

44
24 28
Nicolae Kovács is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

45
5 7
Alexandru Apolzan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alexandru Apolzan Defender

46
17 20
Adrian Bumbescu is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Bumbescu Defender

47
10 11
Cristian Tănase is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alin Brasoveanu added Cristian Tănase Midfielder

48
16 22
Elek Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Elek Schwartz

49
20 29
Florentin Petre is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Florentin Petre Winger, Midfielder

50
15 22
George Ogăraru is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
George Ogăraru Defender