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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
425 58
Gheorghe Hagi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Hagi Midfielder

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2
182 52
Nicolae Dobrin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dobrin Midfielder

3
180 56
Gheorghe Popescu is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gheorghe Popescu Defender

4
151 54
Dan Petrescu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dan Petrescu Defender

5
147 59
Cristian Chivu is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cristian Chivu Defender

6
162 77
Adrian Mutu is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Mutu Forward, Midfielder

7
88 37
Ilie Balaci is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Balaci Playmaker, Forward

8
91 42
Marius Lăcătuș is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

9
72 28
Helmuth Duckadam is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Helmuth Duckadam Goalkeeper

10
86 39
Mircea Lucescu is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mircea Lucescu Forward

11
71 32
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Defender

12
82 45
Răzvan Raț is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Răzvan Raț Defender

13
61 32
Cosmin Contra is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Cosmin Contra Defender, Midfielder

14
55 32
Iuliu Barátky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Barátky Forward

15
50 23
László Bölöni is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
László Bölöni Midfielder

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16
50 24
Ilie Dumitrescu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ilie Dumitrescu Forward, Midfielder

17
54 29
Miodrag Belodedici is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

18
52 29
Adrian Ilie is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Ilie Forward, Midfielder

19
35 18
Iuliu Bodola is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Iuliu Bodola Forward

20
53 31
Dorinel Munteanu is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dorinel Munteanu Midfielder

21
58 38
Costel Pantilimon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Costel Pantilimon Goalkeeper

22
41 23
Dudu Georgescu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Dudu Georgescu Forward

23
33 17
Ioan Sabău is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Sabău Midfielder

24
51 41
Ștefan Radu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ștefan Radu Defender

25
33 29
József Pecsovszky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

26
27 19
Marcel Răducanu is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Marcel Răducanu Forward, Midfielder

27
34 27
Nicolae Dică is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Dică Forward, Midfielder

28
26 19
Rodion Cămătaru is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Rodion Cămătaru Forward

29
29 23
Gabi Balint is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Gabi Balint Forward

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30
23 17
Ioan Lupescu is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Lupescu Midfielder

31
30 26
Daniel Niculae is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Daniel Niculae Forward

32
30 26
Mirel Rădoi is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Mirel Rădoi Defender, Midfielder

33
23 18
Radu Nunweiller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Radu Nunweiller Midfielder

34
26 22
Anghel Iordănescu is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Anghel Iordănescu Forward

35
30 27
Emerich Jenei is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

36
23 19
Ioan Andone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ioan Andone Defender

37
38 37
Ciprian Marica is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Ciprian Marica Forward, Midfielder

38
12 10
Ciprian Tătăruşanu is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
David Ascoli added Ciprian Tătăruşanu Goalkeeper

39
21 19
Tudorel Stoica is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Tudorel Stoica Midfielder

40
24 23
Lajos Sătmăreanu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

41
7 6
Titus Ozon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Titus Ozon

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

43
24 25
Nicolae Kovács is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

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44
17 17
Adrian Bumbescu is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Adrian Bumbescu Defender

45
3 5
Alexandru Apolzan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alexandru Apolzan Defender

46
17 21
Silviu Lung Jr. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Silviu Lung Jr. Goalkeeper

47
16 20
Elek Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Elek Schwartz

48
21 27
Alexandru Chipciu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alexandru Chipciu Midfielder

49
3 3
Cristian Tănase is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Alin Brasoveanu added Cristian Tănase Midfielder

50
19 25
Nicolae Grigore is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Romania Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time
Nicolae Grigore Midfielder