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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


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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