10 Top Rated Barcelona Players of All Time Ever

Posted on July 11, 2018, 5:06 pm
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Barca is often called as Catalan club which is the 3rd most valuable club in the World with $4.07 billion worth. Besides, it is also the 3rd richest football club with annual revenue €648.3 million. There were many remarkable players who played for the great club day by day. It seems hard to find the 10 top rated players of Barcelona of all time because there is plenty of it. In every decade, people saw the football legends who played for the club but now in the article we are talking about the 10 top rated Barcelona players of all time.

Top Rated Barcelona Players of All Time Ever

Barcelona is one of the three founding members of Primera Division and yet to relegate from the top division along with Real Madrid and Athletic Bilbao. Barcelona has its own colorful history.

The club Barcelona won 2nd highest 25th times of La Liga and highest 30th Copa del Rey titles. They have also won five UEFA Champions League titles so far. However, let’s see the list of 10 top rated Barcelona players of all time below.

10 Top Rated Barcelona Players

1. Lionel Messi 

Lionel Messi or simply Leo is an Argentine professional footballer. He is playing as forward for the national team as well as the current captain. Besides, he is the key player of his club Barcelona.

Lionel Messi is often regarded as the greatest player of all time by many but certainly, he is the greatest player in the modern era. He started his professional career with Barcelona and still playing for the club.

He is the all-time top scorer in the club and considered as one of the top-rated players of Barca of all time. He already made 418 league appearances with the club and scored 383 goals so far.

Besides, with the national team, he made 128 international appearances and scored highest 65 goals so far. He won jointly highest five Ballon d’Or and so many individual trophies in his career.

2. Xavi

Xavi is a former Spanish national team player and regarded as the best Spanish player in history. He started his career with Barcelona youth club and later joined at the professional Barcelona team.

Since 1998 to 2015, he played for the Spanish giant though, he could not finish his career there. He played highest 505 league appearances with the club and scored 58 goals so far.

He was the central midfielder as well as the playmaker of the team. Due to his brilliant career at Camp Nou, he is considered as one of the top rated players in Barcelona of all time.

3. Laszlo Kubala

Laszlo Kubala is Hungarian by birth is regarded as one of the best players in football history. He played for three national teams but in his club level, he is regarded as an icon player.

He played for plenty of different clubs but in 1951, he joined at the Camp Nou and stayed there next ten seasons. he played for Barcelona 186 appearances and scored 131 goals as forward.

He was a true megastar of the club Barcelona when they desperately seeking one to fight against Stefano of Real Madrid in the time being.

4. Andres Iniesta

Andres Iniesta is a Spanish by birth and recently left the Spanish national team after facing defeat against Russia at FIFA World Cup 2018 round of last sixteen.

He is a 34 years old midfielder and currently playing for Japanese club Vissel Kobe. But he spent most of his career with Spanish club Barcelona and in his long career, he did many things for the club.

He is regarded as one of the top rated players in Barcelona. At Camp Nou, he played 442 matches and scored 35 goals so far. Besides, he spent his last three seasons as the captain of the Spanish giant team.

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5. Ronaldinho

Ronaldinho is a former Brazilian attacking midfielder and often played as forward. He is regarded as one of the best players in his generation.

Most of his club career, he spent with Spanish giants Barcelona where he stayed almost five seasons. He made 145 league appearances there and scored 70 goals o far.

Due to his brilliant form at Camp Nou, he is now regarded as one of the top rated player in Barcelona of all time.

6. Johan Cruyff

Johan Cruyff was the Dutch professional footballer and played for Netherlands national team for a long time. But today we would like to talk about his club career. He started his professional career with Ajax but later, he arrived at the Camp Nou.

He was a player of winning three Ballon d’Or. He played for Barcelona from 1973 to 1978 and in the meantime, he made 143 league appearances and scored 48 goals so far. He is now regarded as one of the top rated Barcelona player of all time.

7. Rivaldo

Rivaldo is the former Brazilian professional footballer who played as attacking midfielder or second striker. Besides, he played for Spanish giant team Barcelona for five years where he won the couple of La Liga and Copa del Rey.

He scored 130 goals for the Catalan club that makes him as the 9th highest goalscorer of the club. Due to his colored career at Camp Nou, he is memorized as one of the top rated player of Barcelona of all time.

8. Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola is the former professional Spanish footballer but he is currently playing the role as the manager of Premier League club Manchester City. He is regarded as one of the best players in his generation.

He also played for Barcelona. After passing the youth career at Barcelona youth academy, he joined at the Barcelona main team in 1990 where he played for the next 11 seasons.

he played 263 appearances with the club and scored 6 goals so far. He is regarded as one of the top rated Barcelona player of all time.

9. Cesar Rodriguez

Cesar Rodriguez was former Spanish professional footballer and he was playing as forward. He played for Spanish giant Barcelona since 1939 to 1955.

He won five La Liga titles with 13 total trophies. He played 251 league appearances at Camp Nou and scored 232 goals so far.

10. Carles Puyol

Carles Puyol is a former Spanish professional footballer who played as the central defender and regarded as one if the best defender in his time. He started his professional club career with Barcelona and finished his career there.

Since 1999 to 2014, he played for the Catalan club where he made 392 league appearances and scored 12 goals so far. He served Barca as the long time captain. He is regarded as one of the top rated player of Barcelona so far.

FC Barcelona or Futbol Club Barcelona is regarded as the Spanish giant club which used to take part in Spanish top flight La Liga. The club Barcelona is widely regarded as the most supported club throughout the World as well as one of the largest social media followers. The club was founded in 1899 which makes it one of the oldest Spanish clubs as well.