50 of the best players from the 1990s, including Man United and Arsenal legends

Whilst the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi dominate their respective field in the modern era, the 1990’s was nonetheless full of wonderful stars who helped develop the Beautiful Game into it’s oh so beautiful form today.

With many such assets deriving from the once thriving Italian Serie A – a league in which no way compares with its former self in the modern era – 90’s football offered showcase after showcase few would see fit to miss out on.

Although several of the upcoming players may have admittedly operated during the crossover period from the 1990’s to the early 2000’s, with the likes of David Beckham and Thierry Henry among many other missing out due to their increased proficiency in the following decade, this is a list that is still brimming with technical excellence from all angles.

So then, in light of all the great heroes to have plied their trade in this now bygone era, here are 50 of the best footballers to have shown their worth during the 1990s…

50. Edwin van der Sar


49. Fernando Redondo


48. Filippo Inzaghi


47. Henrik Larsson


46. Laurent Blanc


45. Davor Suker


44. Roberto Mancini


43. Ryan Giggs


42. Jaap Stam


41. Patrick Kluivert


40. Roberto Carlos


39. Jari Litmanen


38. Dunga

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37. Alessandro Del Piero


36. Edgar Davids


35. Frank de Boer


34. Carlos Valderrama


33. Stefan Effenberg


32. Alessandro Nesta


31. Clarence Seedorf


30. Oliver Kahn


29. Pavel Nedved


28. Bebeto


27. Jurgen Klinsmann


26. Fernando Hierro


25. Alan Shearer


24. Gabriel Batistuta


23. Hristo Stoichkov


22. Abedi Pele


21. Matthias Sammer


20. Roy Keane


19. Dejan Savicevic


18. Patrick Vieira


17. Eric Cantona


16. Paul Gascoigne


15. Paul Scholes


14. Raul


13. Gheorghe Hagi


12. Rivaldo


11. Cafu


10. Dennis Bergkamp


9. Luis Figo


8. George Weah


7. Roberto Baggio


6. Peter Schmeichel


5. Paolo Maldini


4. Romario


3. Ronaldo


2. Zinedine Zidane


1. Michael Laudrup

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