Soccer Famous Soccer Players from Afghanistan

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List of the best soccer players from Afghanistan. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Afghanistan, along with photos when available. This list of best Afghan 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 Afghan soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

Examples of players on this list include Yousef Samy and Ahmad Nasir Safi.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Afghanistan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Afghan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.

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Massimo Gotti Defender, Midfielder Massimo Gotti is an Italian footballer who currently plays for Grosseto.

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Obaidullah Karimi Forward Obaidullah Karimi is an Afghan footballer. He was the only Afghan player who scored a goal in 2010 FIFA World Cup qualification against Syria. In his career he had four metatarsal fractures.

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Farid Ahmadi Midfielder Farid Ahmadi is an Afghan football player. He plays as a Midfielder and has played football with Kandahar Aryan since 2005.

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Shamsuddin Amiri Goalkeeper Shamsuddin Amiri is an Afghan football player. The goalkeeper played for Kabul Bank FC and the Afghanistan national team. He is one of the most experienced players among the current Afghanistan ...more

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Mansur Faqiryar Goalkeeper Mansur Faqiryar is a footballer who plays as a Goalkeeper. His last club was VfB Oldenburg in the Regionalliga Nord. He is playing for the Afghanistan national football team.

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Qays Shayesteh Midfielder Qays Shayesteh is an Afghan footballer who plays for VV Deto Vriezenveen. He has also played for Twente, Heracles Almelo, Veendam and Emmen. He played for VV Glanerbrug for the 2013/14 season ...more

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Hafizullah Qadami Hafizullah Qadami is an Afghan football player. He plays as a forward and has played football with Maiwand Kabul FC since 2003. Qadami is considered one of Afghanistan's best players. He has ...more

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Ata Yamrali Midfielder Ata Yamrali is a German-Afghan footballer who currently play for S.V. Uhlenhorst-Adler Hamburg and Afghanistan national football team.

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Abdul Salem Jamshid Abdul Salem Jamshid is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Mohammad Fazel Bratyan Midfielder Mohammad Fazel Bratyan is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Israfeel Kohistani Midfielder Mohammad Salim Israfeel Kohistani is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for Vejen Sports Forening. He is national team player of Afghanistan. He played in World Cup 2010 qualifiers, and ...more

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Mohammad Nader Aimi Mohammad Nader Aimi is an Afghan football player. He has played for the Afghanistan national team.

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Abdul Maroof Gullestani Abdul Maroof Gullestani is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Ali Askar Lali Midfielder Ali Askar Lali is a former Afghan football player and trainer. In 1981 he came to Germany as a refugee and lived many years in Paderborn. He now lives in Germany and Afghanistan. He is now the ...more

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Ahmad Nasir Safi Ahmad Nazir Safi is an Afghan footballer who plays for 1. FCA Darmstadt.

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Ali Omari Ali Omari is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Ali Jan Faizi Ali Jan Faizi is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Sharif Mukhammad Midfielder Sharif Khamayuni Mukhammad is a Russian professional football player. He plays for FC Anzhi-2 Makhachkala. He made his Russian Premier League debut on July 10, 2010 for FC Anzhi Makhachkala in a ...more

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Aziz Rohallah Aziz Rohallah is an Afghan footballer. He has played for the Afghanistan national team.

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Ali Ahmadi Ali Ahmadi is an Afghan footballer. He has played for the Afghanistan national team.

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Mohammad Zaki Mohammad Zaki is an Afghan footballer. He has played for the Afghanistan national team.

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Milad Salem Milad Salem Nahimi is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for VfL Osnabrück.

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Omar Nazar Omar Nazar is an Afghan footballer who last played for VfL Lohbrügge.

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Emal Gariwal Emal Gariwal is an Afghan footballer. He plays in the position of goalkeeper. He has made one appearance for the Afghanistan national football team during qualifying for the 2011 AFC Asian Cup.

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Eris Muhandes Midfielder Eris Muhandes is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Ahmed Zia Azimi Ahmed Zia Azimi is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Masihullah Barakzai Midfielder Masihullah Barakzai is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for Afghan Premier F.C from U.S.A. He also played for Saremyesht F.C at Kabul Premier League Afghanistan year 2009 to 2012.He ...more

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Raza Razai Raza Razai is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Mustafa Hadid Forward Mustafa Hadid is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for Altona 93.

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Waheed Nadeem Midfielder Waheed Nadeem is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for Toofaan Harirod F.C.He is national senior and also u-23 team player. He wears number 8 for both the Afghan National Football Team ...more

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Said Azimshah Garibzada Midfielder Said Azimshah Garibzada is a former Afghan football player and trainer. In 1980 he came to Germany as a refugee and lived many years in Paderborn. He now lives in Germany.

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Balal Arezou Forward, Midfielder Balal Arezou is an Afghan footballer who plays as a forward and is currently playing for Norwegian club Moss FK. He is currently the topscorer with 9 goals for the Afghanistan national football

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Ali Danish Ali Danish is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Davoud Yaqoubi Davoud Yaqoubi is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for SC Concordia Hamburg.

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Zohib Islam Amiri Defender Haroon Fakhruddin is an Afghan footballer who plays as a defender.

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Ghulam Hazrat Niazi Midfielder Ghulam Hazrat Niazi is an Afghan footballer who plays for Ordu Kabul F.C. and Afghanistan national football team . He wears jersey number 24 and plays as midfielder.

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Ahmad Rahil Fourmoli Ahmad Rahil Fourmoli is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Mohammad Yousef Kargar Mohammad Yousef Karger is an Afghan football manager.

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Najib Naderi Najib Naderi is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Mohammad Saber Rohparwar Mohammad Saber Rohparwar is a retired Afghan footballer. He was the captain of the Afghanistan national team until 1980. He has been Afghanistan's most successful football player, scoring 25 ...more

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Djelaludin Sharityar Defender, Midfielder Djelaludin Sharityar is an Afghan footballer defender who currently is a free agent. His career started in 2005 in Germany when he played for FC Konstanz, and then FC Emmendingen in 2006, SpVgg ...more

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Qais Khedri Qais Khedri is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Najiballah Zarimi Midfielder Najiballah Zarimi is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Sidiq Walizada Forward Mohammad Sidiq Walizada is an Afghan footballer who currently plays for v.v. Zuidland in the Netherlands, and Afghanistan national football team.

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Basir Kamrani Basir Kamrani is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Hashmatullah Barakzai Forward Hashmatullah Barakzai is an Afghan football player who plays for Shaheen Asmayee F.C. in the Afghan Premier League.

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Raza Mahmoudi Midfielder Raza Mahmoudi is an Afghan football player. He plays for Afghanistan national team.

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Ahmad Khesraw Midfielder Ahmad Khesraw is an Afghan footballer. He plays for the Afghanistan national team.

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Nazib Nadvi Midfielder Nazib Nadvi is an Afghan football player. He has played for Afghanistan national team.

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Midfielder Gerhard Progni is and Albanian footballer who currently plays for Skënderbeu Korçë in the Albanian Superliga.