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Famous Soccer Players from Bulgaria

Updated June 14, 2019 33.8k views990 items

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

List players include Petar Zlatkov, Simeon Minchev and more.

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

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

    Defender
    Adalbert Zafirov (Bulgarian: Адалберт Зафиров; born 29 September 1969) is a Bulgarian former...  more
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    Aleksandar Aleksandrov

    Forward, Midfielder
    Aleksandar Aleksandrov (Bulgarian: Александър Александров; born 19 January 1975 in Plovdiv) is...  more
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    Aleksandar Aleksandrov (Bulgarian: Александър Александров; born 13 April 1986 in Shumen) is a...  more
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    Aleksandar Branekov

    Defender
    Aleksandar Branekov (Bulgarian: Александър Бранеков; born 31 May 1987) is a former Bulgarian...  more
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    Aleksandar Kostov

    Aleksandar Dimitrov Kostov (Bulgarian: Александър Дми́тров Костов; 2 March 1938 – 15 April...  more
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    Aleksandar Shalamanov

    Aleksandar Stefanov Shalamanov (Bulgarian: Александър Cтефанов Шаламанов) (born 4 September...  more
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    Aleksandar Tomash

    Defender
    Aleksandar Tomash (Bulgarian: Александър Томаш; born 2 September 1978 in Veliko Tarnovo) is a...  more
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    Aleksandar Tunchev

    Defender
    Aleksandar Blagov Tunchev (Bulgarian: Александър Тунчев; born 10 July 1981 in Pazardzhik) is a...  more
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    Anastas Petrov

    Midfielder
    Anastas Petrov (Bulgarian: Анастас Петров; born 24 June 1973) is a retired Bulgarian...  more
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    Anatoli Nankov

    Anatoli Aleksandrov Nankov (Bulgarian: Анатоли Александров Нанков; born 15 July 1969 in Oresh,...  more
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    Andrey Zhelyazkov

    Midfielder
    Andrey Zhelyazkov (Bulgarian: Андрей Желязков; born 9 July 1952 in Radnevo) is a former...  more
  • 12
    Angel Chervenkov (Bulgarian: Ангел Димитров Червенков, born 10 June 1964) is a Bulgarian...  more
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    Angel Ginev

    Defender
    Angel Ginev (Bulgarian: Ангел Гинев; born 24 December 1976) is a Bulgarian footballer. He...  more
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    Angel Manolov

    Goalkeeper
    Angel Manolov (Bulgarian: Ангел Манолов, born 30 December 1981 in Karnalovo, Blagoevgrad) is a...  more
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    Angel Stoykov

    Midfielder
    Angel Georgiev Stoykov (Bulgarian: Ангел Георгиев Стойков; born 24 August 1977) is a former...  more
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    Angel Yoshev

    Defender
    Angel Bozhidarov Yoshev (Bulgarian: Ангел Божидаров Йошев; born 1 January 1985) is a Bulgarian...  more
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    Anton Lichkov

    Defender
    Anton Lichkov (Bulgarian: Антон Личков: born 5 August 1980 in Petrich) is a Bulgarian former...  more
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    Anzhelo Kyuchukov

    Anzhelo Alexandrov Kyuchukov (Bulgarian: Анжело Александров Кючуков) (born 2 October 1972) is...  more
  • 19
    Apostolos Nikolaidis (Greek: Απόστολος Νικολαΐδης, 19 April 1896 – 15 October 1980) was a...  more
  • 20
    Armen Ambartsumyan (Armenian: Արմեն Համբարձումյան; Bulgarian: Армен Амбарцумян, born 18...  more
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    Asen Karaslavov

    Defender
    Asen Karaslavov (Bulgarian: Асен Караславов; born 8 June 1980 in Asenovgrad) is a former...  more
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    Asen Nikolov

    Midfielder
    Asen Nikolov (Bulgarian: Асен Николов; born 5 August 1976 in Plovdiv), nicknamed Bebeto...  more
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    Asen Peshev

    Asen Peshev (Bulgarian: Асен Пешев) (5 March 1908-28 June 1967) was а Bulgarian footballer. He...  more
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    Asparuh Nikodimov

    Midfielder
    Asparuh "Paro" Donev Nikodimov (Bulgarian: Аспарух Донев Никодимов; born 21 August 1945 in...  more
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    Atanas Bornosuzov

    Midfielder
    Atanas Bornosuzov (Bulgarian: Атанас Борносузов; born 5 October 1979) is a former Bulgarian...  more