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List of the best soccer players from Russian SFSR. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Russian SFSR, along with photos when available. This list of best Russian SFSR soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Russian SFSR soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

This list includes Sergei Grishin, Oleh Matveyev and more.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Russian SFSR footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Russian SFSR soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Russian SFSR in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Russian SFSR soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
Vladimir Bystrov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Russian SFSR
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Vladimir Sergeyevich Bystrov is an association football right winger who currently plays for FC Krasnodar and the Russian national football team. He is renowned for his blistering pace and is regarded as being one of the quickest players in Europe, frequently drawing fouls with his blinding ...more

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Position: Midfielder

Birthplace: Luga, Leningrad Oblast, Russia

Nationality: Russia

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Viktor Yevhenovych Leonenko is a former footballer and Ukraine international. At least since 2006 he is a football commentator and analyst for the televised football forum "3 time" at the Ukrainian TV-network ICTV. He was a highly technical and individual football performer being able to receive a ...more

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Position: Forward

Birthplace: Tyumen, Russia

Nationality: Ukraine, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

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Aleksei Rebko is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Russian SFSR
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Aleksei Vasilyevich Rebko is an association footballer who played midfielder. He plays for FC Rostov. ...more

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Position: Midfielder

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Soviet Union, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

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Serhiy Viktorovych Kandaurov is a retired Ukrainian football player and now coach of FC Arsenal Kharkiv. He has played in clubs like Metalist Kharkiv in Ukraine and Maccabi Haifa FC in Israel but his most glorified days were at S.L. Benfica of Portugal. His most recent club included 2nd flight FC ...more

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Position: Midfielder

Birthplace: Zheleznogorsk, Russia

Nationality: Ukraine, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

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Nikita Bazhenov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Russian SFSR
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Nikita Aleksandrovich Bazhenov is an association footballer who plays striker. He currently plays for FC Tom Tomsk. He made one appearance in UEFA Champions League 2006-07. ...more

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Position: Forward, Midfielder

Birthplace: Noginsky District

Nationality: Russia, Soviet Union

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Yuriy Kalitvintsev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Russian SFSR
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Yuriy Mykolayovych Kalitvintsev is a former footballer, Ukraine international who after retiring works as a coach in Ukraine and the Russian Federation. Master of Sports, International Class. He last managed a Russian Premier League side FC Volga Nizhny Novgorod. Kalitvintsev coached Ukraine U-19 to ...more

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Position: Midfielder

Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia

Nationality: Ukraine, Russia

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Oleh Matveyev is a former Ukrainian football player. One of the most successful strikers at the start of the Ukrainian Premier League. In 1997 he won the title of the League top scorer with 21 tallies. Together with Serhiy Atelkin they were the best tandem nationwide. Under the Soviet Union, ...more

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Position: Forward

Birthplace: Rostov-on-Don, Russia

Nationality: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

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Valentin Valentinovich Nefyodov is a Russian football midfielder who last played for FC Dolgoprudny. ...more

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Position: Midfielder

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Nationality: Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Soviet Union

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