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.
- 1,073117Gheorghe Hagi (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe ˈhad͡ʒi] (listen); born 5 February 1965) is a... more
- 457134Gheorghe "Gică" Popescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈɡe̯orɡe ˈd͡ʒikə poˈpesku]; born 9 October... more
- 429119Nicolae Dobrin (Romanian pronunciation: [nikoˈla.e doˈbrin]; 26 August 1947 – 26 October 2007)... more
- 324111Daniel Vasile Petrescu (Romanian pronunciation: [daniˈel vaˈsile peˈtresku]; born 22 December... more
Adrian IlieForward, MidfielderNot to be confused with Adrian Ilie (footballer, born 1981) Adrian Bucurel Ilie (Romanian... more
- 21286Helmuth Robert Duckadam (Romanian pronunciation: [helˈmut dukaˈdam]; born 1 April 1959) is a... more
- 386129Adrian Mutu (Romanian pronunciation: [adriˈan ˈmutu] (listen); born 8 January 1979) is a... more
- 22667Ilie Balaci (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e ˈbalat͡ʃʲ]; 13 September 1956 – 21 October 2018)... more
- 15354Ilie Dumitrescu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈli.e dumiˈtresku]; born 6 January 1969) is a... more
- 20790Marius Mihai Lăcătuș (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmari.us miˈhaj ləkəˈtuʃ]; born 5 April 1964)... more
- 14052Miodrag Belodedici (Romanian pronunciation: [beloˈdedit͡ʃʲ]; Serbian Миодраг Белодедић /... more
Dorinel MunteanuMidfielderDorinel Ionel Munteanu (Romanian pronunciation: [doriˈnel munˈte̯anu]; born 25 June 1968) is a... more
Răzvan RațDefenderRăzvan Dincă Raț (Romanian pronunciation: [rəzˈvan rat͡s]; born 26 May 1981) is a Romanian... more
Cosmin ContraDefender, MidfielderCosmin Marius Contra (Romanian pronunciation: [kosˈmin ˈmari.us ˈkontra]; born 15 December... more
- 8960Gyula Barátky (Romanian: Iuliu Baratky; 14 May 1910 – 14 April 1962) was a football player who... more
Mirel RădoiDefender, MidfielderMirel Matei Rădoi (born 22 March 1981) is a Romanian former football midfielder who also... more
- 35591Cristian Eugen Chivu (Romanian pronunciation: [kristiˈan e.uˈd͡ʒen ˈkivu]; born 26 October... more
- 5441Iuliu Bodola (also known as Gyula Bodola; 26 February 1912 – 12 March 1992) was a Romanian... more
- 4951József Pecsovszky or Iosif Petschovschi (also known as József Perényi; 2 July 1921 – 6 October... more
Mircea LucescuForwardMircea Lucescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ˈmirt͡ʃe̯a luˈt͡ʃesku]; born 29 July 1945) is a... more
- 11848László Bölöni (also called Ladislau Bölöni; born 11 March 1953) is a Romanian former... more
Titus OzonTitus Ozon (13 May 1927 – 24 November 1996) was a Romanian international football striker and... more
Adrian IlieDefenderAdrian Ilie (born 26 November 1981 in Iaşi) is a Romanian football player who plays for Bradul... more
- 9437Dudu Georgescu (born 1 September 1950) is a retired Romanian footballer who played as a... more
Marcel RăducanuForward, MidfielderMarcel Răducanu (born 21 October 1954 in Bucharest) is a Romanian former footballer who played... more