The club is established in 1902 and since then they have won highest 33rd La Liga titles along with 19 Copa del Rey and some more trophies. Besides, they have won highest 13 UEFA Champions League titles so far. The club Real Madrid is also called as the Spanish giant for their strength. Since the beginning, there are many top rated players used to play for the club. Today we would like to talk about 10 top rated Real Madrid players of all time.
However, Real Madrid is one of the two highest earning club in the World right now with an estimated annual revenue of €674.6 million. Besides, the club’s worth is €3.47 billion considering the current year. They are one of the three founding members of La Liga and yet to relegate from the top division. In every season, team Real Madrid used to spend a huge amount for their player’s purpose.
Some of them are receiving a really high amount and the club management used to focus on the top rated players and used to buy them to play for their club. There are many top rated players played for the club and some are still playing for them. But when it comes to the 10 top rated players of all time, we must decide it very carefully. Let’s see the list with details of 10 top rated Real Madrid players if all time below.
10 Top Rated Real Madrid Players
1. Alfredo Di Stefano
Alfredo Di Stefano is an Argentine by birth but he played for total three nations. He started his international career with Argentina in 1947 where he played six international matches and scored 6 goals so far.
Later, in 1951 to 1952, he played for Colombia but his longest international career was with Spain. He is regarded as one of the most top rated players in Spanish giant Real Madrid.
He played for Real Madrid since 1953 to 1964 and there he made total 282 appearances and scored 216 goals. Though, he did not finish his career with Real but still considered as one of the greatest players of the club so far.
2. Ferenc Puskas
Ferenc Puskas was a Hungarian international footballer though he also played for Spain. He was a reputed striker and still considered as one of the top rated players of Real Madrid.
He joined Real in 1958 where he made 180 international appearances. He scored 156 goals so far. At the club Real Madrid, he finished his professional career in 1966.
3. Cristiano Ronaldo
When it comes to the top rated player of Real Madrid, we must add the name of living legend Cristiano Ronaldo. He arrived at the Santiago Bernabeu from Manchester United in exchange for £80 million in 2009 and still playing for the club.
He made 292 league appearances with the club and scored 311 goals which make him as the all time leading goal scorer in the club.
4. Francisco Gento
Francisco Gento was a Spanish international striker and played for Spanish national team since 1955 to 1969. He is regarded as one of the top rated players in Real Madrid of all time. He played for the club for long.
He started his career with the club since 1953 till 1971. He made 428 league appearances with the club over his long career and scored 128 goals so far.
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5. Hugo Sanchez
Hugo Sanchez was the Mexican professional footballer and considered as one of the top rated players of Real Madrid so far. In his senior career, he played with plenty of clubs but for Spanish giant, he played for long and has great records.
Since 1985 to 1992, he stayed at the Bernabeu and made 207 appearances. In the meantime, he scored 164 goals so far. He was playing as forward at the club. During the period, he won four Pichichi awards so far.
6. Iker Casillas
Iker Casillas is regarded as one of the best goalkeepers alongside Italian Gianluigi Buffon. He dominated the goalkeeping position more than a decade and still considered as one of the top rated players in Real Madrid of all time.
Since 1999, he started to play with Spanish giant Real and left the club in 2015. He made 510 appearances with the club. Besides, he made 167 international appearances with the Spanish national team so far.
Iker Casillas is considered as one of the most successful and beat the goalkeeper of all time.
7. Zinedine Zidane
French former professional playmaker Zinedine Zidane is regarded as one of the top rated players in Real Madrid of all time. He is also widely considered as one of the greatest footballers of all time.
Zidane spent his professional career with four different clubs where among them Juventus and Real Madrid were the best. But his most of the time, he spent with Spanish giant Real Madrid from 2001 to 2006 and finished his career from there.
He played 155 league appearances with the club and scored 37 goals so far.
8. Raul Gonzalez
Raul Gonzalez is the 2nd highest goal scorer in Real Madrid with 323 goals. He spent 16 years with the club and still regarded as one of the top rated players of the club so far.
He was a striker and made 550 league appearances with the club. Besides, he played for the Spanish national team from 1996 to 2006.
9. Roberto Carlos
Roberto Carlos is the Brazilian former professional footballer and often considered as one of the best free kick takers in the World.
He was playing for Real Madrid for 11 long years. He joined at the Bernabeu from Inter Milan in 1996 and often regarded as one of the top rated player in Real Madrid so far.
He was the most top rated attacking minded defender in the World.
10. Luis Figo
Luis Figo is the Portuguese former professional winger. He was one player who played for Barcelona and Real Madrid both Spanish giants.
He is regarded as one of the greatest player in his generation. He assisted 106 times in la Liga which is the 2nd highest in history.
He also won a Ballon d’Or in 2000 and still considered as one of the top rated player of Real Madrid so far. With Real, he played 164 appearances and scored 38 goals so far.
Real Madrid is still regarded as the best Spanish club which is the head of La Liga. Besides, they are the main rival of the current champion of La Liga named Barcelona. Real Madrid has won the highest number of La Liga titles so far. The club is also known as Real which is based in Madrid, Spain.