Soccer 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 Saşa Yunisoğlu or Sasha Yunisoglu is an Azerbaijani footballer who most recently played for Araz-Naxçıvan.

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Vüqar Nadirov is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vüqar Nadirov Forward Vüqar Arshad oglu Nadirov is an Azerbaijani footballer, who plays as a striker for FK Qarabağ. Nadirov has made 41 appearances for the Azerbaijan national football team.

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Branimir Subašić is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward Branimir Subašić is a Serbian-born Azerbaijani international footballer who plays as a striker for the Turkish Manisaspor in TFF First League. From 2007 to 2013, he played for the Azerbaijan ...more

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Abu Kanu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Abu Kanu Defender 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 Aleksandr Chertoganov is a Ukrainian-born, Azerbaijani footballer who plays for Sumgayit. He was also a member of the Azerbaijan national football team.

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Elman Sultanov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder Elman Sultanov is an Azerbaijani-Israeli-Ukrainian professional football player who is currently plying his trade at FK Simurq Zaqatala.

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Elnur Allahverdiyev is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elnur Allahverdiyev Defender Elnur Allahverdiyev 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 Aleksandr Vitalyevich Zhidkov is a former Azerbaijani footballer who last played for FC Tom Tomsk. He was also a member of Azerbaijan national football team. He is currently a coach with FC ...more

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Elshan Gambarov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elshan Gambarov Midfielder Elshan Gambarov is a former Azerbaijani footballer who last played for FK Gäncä. He was also a member of Azerbaijan national football team.

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Khagani Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward Khagani Mammadov is an Azerbaijani footballer. Mammadov received 20 international caps for the Azerbaijan national football team, scoring one goal. He scored the most goals in Azerbaijani ...more

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Andrey Popoviç is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Andrey Popoviç Goalkeeper 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, Midfielder Shamil Gadzhialiyevich Lakhiyalov is a Russian footballer of Avar ethnicity who last played for FC Krylia Sovetov Samara. In early 2011 he signed a contract with FC Krasnodar as a free agent, ...more

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Aftandil Hajiyev is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Defender Aftandil Hajiyev playing currently for Sumgayit. He is also a member of Azerbaijan national football team. Hajiyev made 22 appearances for the Azerbaijan national football team from 2000 through

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Nadir Nabiyev is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Forward Nadir Nabiyev is a retired Azerbaijani football player who played striker for the Azerbaijan national team and who last played for Azerbaijan Premier League club Turan Tovuz.

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Rashad Abdullayev is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder Rashad Abdullayev is an Azerbaijani footballer who plays for AZAL. He is also a member of Azerbaijan national football team.

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Nodar Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Nodar Mammadov Defender Nodar Mammadov is an Azerbaijani football defender, who plays for Sumgayit.

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Volodimir Levin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Volodimir Levin Defender Volodimir Levin is an Azerbaijani professional footballer, who plays as a defender for Gabala and the Azerbaijan national team. He also holds Ukrainian citizenship. In the summer of 2013 Levin ...more

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Alim Qurbanov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Midfielder Alim Qurbanov 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 Nizami Hajiyev is an Azerbaijani football midfielder who plays for Inter Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Arif Dashdemirov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Arif Dashdemirov Defender 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 Emin Mahmudov is an Azerbaijani-Russian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Krylia Sovetov. He made his debut in the Russian Premier League on April 24, 2010 for FC Saturn Moscow Oblast. ...more

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Rashad Sadygov is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rashad Sadygov Defender Rashad Sadygov is an Azerbaijani footballer and the national team captain. He plays for the Azerbaijani club side FK Qarabağ.

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Vurğun Hüseynov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vurğun Hüseynov Defender Vurgun Huseynov 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 Eshgin Guliyev is an Azerbaijani football midfielder who plays for Neftchi Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Fábio Luís Ramim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Fábio Luís Ramim Midfielder Fábio Luís Ramim is a naturalized Azerbaijani football midfielder, who plays for Rio Preto.

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Jiloan Hamad is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Jiloan Hamad Midfielder Jiloan Hamad is a Swedish footballer who plays as a winger for Standard Liège, on loan from 1899 Hoffenheim, and the Sweden national team.

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Aqil Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Aqil Mammadov Goalkeeper Agil Mammadov, is an Azerbaijani football goalkeeper who plays for Neftchi Baku in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Vagif Javadov is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vagif Javadov Forward Vagif Javadov is an Azerbaijani footballer who plays as a striker for TFF First League club Boluspor. He was voted Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year in 2009. Javadov started playing football at ...more

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Cihan Özkara is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Cihan Özkara Forward Cihan Özkara is a German-Turkish-Azerbaijani footballer who currently plays for Simurq PIK on loan from Sivasspor.

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Vugar Askerov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Vugar Askerov Forward Vüqar Asgarov is an Azerbaijani football second striker who currently plays for Zira.

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Murad Magomedov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Defender Murad Magomedov is a Russian-Azerbaijan-Israeli football player,He also holds Teudat Zehut, what allowed him to play as a non-foreign player. He is currently the assistant of Maccabi Petah Tikva ...more

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Rizvan Umarov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rizvan Umarov Forward Rizvan Umarov is a Azerbaijani footballer who plays for Castellón.

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Salahat Aghayev is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Salahat Aghayev Goalkeeper Salahat Aghayev is an Azerbaijani international footballer who plays for Inter Baku, as a goalkeeper.

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Murad Hüseynov is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Murad Hüseynov Forward Murad Hüseynov is an Azerbaijani football player who last played for the Latvian Higher League club Daugava Daugavpils.

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Ruslan Amirjanov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Ruslan Amirjanov Defender Ruslan Amirjanov is an Azerbaijani defender. He currently plays for the Azerbaijan Premier League side Gabala.

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Rahid Amirguliyev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rahid Amirguliyev Midfielder Rahid Amirguliyev is an Azerbaijani football midfielder. He currently plays for the Azerbaijan Premier League side Khazar Lankaran.

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Rauf Aliyev is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rauf Aliyev Forward Rauf Aliyev is an Azerbaijani football striker. He currently plays for the Azerbaijan Premier League side Neftchi Baku and Azerbaijan national football team. He made his national debut in an ...more

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Javid Imamverdiyev is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Javid Imamverdiyev Midfielder Javid Imamverdiyev, Azerbaijani footballer playing currently for Neftchi Baku. He is also a member of the Azerbaijan national football team.

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Rashad Sadiqov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Rashad Sadiqov Midfielder Rashad Sadiqov is an Azerbaijani footballer currently playing as a central midfielder for Gabala FK and as a member of the Azerbaijan national football team.

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Mahir Shukurov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Mahir Shukurov Defender, Midfielder Mahir Shukurov is an Azerbaijani football who plays for Karşıyaka in the TFF First League.

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Ruslan Abishov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Ruslan Abishov Defender, Midfielder Ruslan Abyshov is an Azerbaijani footballer who has been playing as a defender for Azerbaijan Premier League club Gabala FK. He was voted Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year in 2012.

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Elhad Naziri is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elhad Naziri Defender Elhad Naziri is a Azerbaijani soccer player.

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Kamran Agayev is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Kamran Agayev Goalkeeper Kamran Aghayev is an Azerbaijani goalkeeper who plays for Kayserispor.

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Afran Ismayilov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Afran Ismayilov Midfielder Afran Ismayilov is an Azerbaijani football midfielder. He currently plays for the Azerbaijan Premier League side Inter Baku.

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Samir Abbasov is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Samir Abbasov Midfielder Samir Abbasov is an Azerbaijani football defender who currently plays for Sumgayit in the Azerbaijan Premier League.

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Ufuk Budak is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Ufuk Budak Defender, Midfielder Ufuk Budak is an Azerbaijani footballer of Turkish descent, who plays as a midfielder for Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor. He is also a member of the Azerbaijan national football

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Badavi Guseynov is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Badavi Guseynov Defender Badavi Ruslanovich Guseynov is an Azerbaijani professional footballer, who plays as a defender for Azerbaijan Premier League side Qarabağ and the Azerbaijan national team.

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Aykhan Abbasov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Aykhan Abbasov Midfielder Aykhan Abbasov is a professional footballer from Azerbaijan. He debuted for the national team in 2006. Abbasov started his career in Shafa FC, then moved to FK MKT-Araz, Inter Baku, and ...more

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Murat Ağakışı is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Murat Ağakışı Forward Murad Aghakishiyev is a football midfielder from Azerbaijan. He debuted for the national team in 2007. He started his career with Shafa Baku, before moving to MOIK Baku, FK MKT Araz, Qarabağ, FK ...more

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Elvin Mammadov is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Azerbaijan
Elvin Mammadov Midfielder Elvin Mammadov is an Azerbaijani footballer playing currently for Inter Baku and Azerbaijan's national football team. He made his national debut on August 20, 2008.