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Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan

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

This list contains players like Yashar Abuzerov and Namiq Həsənov.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Azerbaijan in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Azerbaijan soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Saşa Yunisoğlu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Defender from Mykolaiv

Nationality: Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Saşa Yunisoğlu or Sasha Yunisoglu (born 18 December 1985 in Mykolaiv, now Ukraine) is an Azerbaijani footballer.
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Vüqar Nadirov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vüqar Nadirov Forward from Seidli

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Vüqar Arshad oglu Nadirov (Azerbaijani: Vüqar Ərşad oğlu Nadirov; born 15 June 1987 in Ağdam) is an Azerbaijani footballer, who last played for Sabail FK.
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Branimir Subašić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward from Belgrade

Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Azerbaijan

Branimir Subašić (Serbian Cyrillic: Бранимир Субашић) is a retired Azerbaijani international footballer of Serbian descent who played as a striker. During his career, Subašić played in top ...more
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Abu Kanu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Abu Kanu Defender from Sierra Leone

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Sierra Leone

Abu Kanu is a Sierra Leonean soccer player.
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Aleksandr Chertoganov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder from Dnipropetrovsk

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Aleksandr Chertoganov (Azerbaijani: Aleksandr Çertoqanov; Ukrainian: Олександр Чертоганов; born 8 February 1980) is a retired Ukrainian-born, Azerbaijani footballer.
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Elman Sultanov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder from Soviet Union

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Israel, Soviet Union

Elman Sultanov (born May 6, 1974) is a retired Azerbaijani-Israeli-Ukrainian professional footballer and current Reserve team coach for Sabail FK.
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Elnur Allahverdiyev is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elnur Allahverdiyev Defender from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Elnur Allahverdiyev (born 2 November 1983) is a football defender from Azerbaijan who last played for Neftchi Baku. He is also a member of Azerbaijan national football team.
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Aleksandr Zhidkov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Aleksandr Zhidkov Goalkeeper from Budyonnovsk

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Aleksandr Vitalyevich Zhidkov (Russian: Александр Витальевич Жидков; born 16 March 1965) is an Azerbaijani football coach and a former (goalkeeper). He was also a member of Azerbaijan national ...more
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Elshan Gambarov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elshan Gambarov Midfielder from Azerbaijan

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Elshan Gambarov (Azeri: Elşən Qəmbərov; born 30 October 1972) is a former Azerbaijani footballer (midfielder) who last played for FK Gäncä. He was also a member of Azerbaijan national
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Khagani Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward from Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic

Nationality: Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic, Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Khagani Mammadov (Azerbaijani: Xəqani Məmmədov; born 29 September 1976, Masis, Armenia SSR) is an Azerbaijani footballer (striker). Mammadov received 20 international caps for the Azerbaijan ...more
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Andrey Popoviç is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Andrey Popoviç Goalkeeper from Chop

Nationality: Ukraine, Azerbaijan

Andrey Popoviç is a Ukrainian-born Azerbaijani football goalkeeper of Hungarian ethnicity playing currently for Sumgayit.
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Shamil Lakhiyalov is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Shamil Lakhiyalov Forward and Midfielder from Makhachkala

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Russia

Shamil Gadzhialiyevich Lakhiyalov (Russian: Шамиль Гаджиалиевич Лахиялов; born 28 October 1979 in Makhachkala) is a Russian football official and a former player of Avar ethnicity. He is the ...more
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Aftandil Hajiyev is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Defender from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Aftandil Sabir oğlu Hacıyev (born 13 August 1981) is a retired Azerbaijani football defender and current manager of Sabail FK. Hacıyev made 22 appearances for the Azerbaijan national football ...more
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Nadir Nabiyev is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward from Tovuz

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Nadir Nabiyev (Azerbaijani: Nadir Nəbiyev, born on 18 July 1980 in Tovuz, Azerbaijan) is a retired Azerbaijani football player who played striker for the Azerbaijan national team and who last ...more
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Rashad Abdullayev is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Rashad Abdullayev (Azerbaijani: Rəşad Abdullayev; born 1 October 1981) is a retired Azerbaijani footballer who played as a midfielder.
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Nodar Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Nodar Mammadov Defender from Kaspi

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Georgia

Nodar Mammadov (Azerbaijani: Nodar Məmmədov; born 3 June 1988 in Kaspi, Georgia) is an Azerbaijani football defender who plays for Shuvalan FK.
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Volodimir Levin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Volodimir Levin Defender from Arkhangelsk

Nationality: Azerbaijan

Volodimir Levin (born 23 January 1984 in Arkhangelsk, Russian SFSR) is an Azerbaijani professional footballer, who last played as a defender for Gabala and the Azerbaijan national team. He also ...more
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Alim Qurbanov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Alim Qurbanov (born 5 December 1977) is an Azerbaijani footballer who most played for Azerbaijan Premier League club FK Khazar Lenkoran as a midfielder.
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Nizami Hajiyev is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Nizami Hajiyev Midfielder from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan

Nizami Hajiyev (Azerbaijani: Nizami Hacıyev; born 8 February 1988) is an Azerbaijani football midfielder who is currently banned from football by the AFFA.
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Arif Dashdemirov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Arif Dashdemirov Defender from Makhachkala

Nationality: Azerbaijan

Arif Dashdemirov is an Azerbaijani football defender who plays for Inter Baku PFC in the Azerbaijan Premier League.
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Emin Makhmudov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Emin Makhmudov Midfielder from Saatly District

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Russia

Emin Mahmudov (Azerbaijani: Emin Cəbrayıl oğlu Mahmudov; born 27 April 1992) is an Azerbaijani football midfielder who currently plays for Neftchi Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League. Mahmudov ...more
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Rashad Sadygov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rashad Sadygov Defender from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Soviet Union

Rashad Sadygov (Azerbaijani: Rəşad Sadıqov; born 16 June 1982) is an Azerbaijani football defender that currently plays for FK Qarabağ as a captain. Sadigov is the most capped player in the ...more
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Vurğun Hüseynov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vurğun Hüseynov Defender from Baku

Nationality: Azerbaijan

Vurgun Huseynov (Azerbaijani: Vurğun Hüseynov; born 5 April 1988 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is a footballer who plays as defender for Sumgayit.
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Eshgin Guliyev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Eshgin Guliyev Midfielder from Gardabani

Nationality: Azerbaijan

Eshgin Guliyev (born 11 December 1990) is an Azerbaijani football midfielder who plays for Shuvalan in the Azerbaijan First Division.
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Fábio Luís... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Fábio Luís Ramim Midfielder from São Paulo

Nationality: Azerbaijan, Brazil

Fábio Luís Ramim (born 10 April 1981 in São Paulo, Brazil) is a naturalized Azerbaijani football midfielder, who plays for Rio Preto.