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Famous Soccer Players from Cyprus

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

List features players like Demetris Christofi, Charalambos Kyriakou and more!

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Cyprus in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Cyprus soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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    Siniša Dobrašinović (Greek: Σίνισα Ντομπρασίνοβιτς; Cyrillic: Синиша Добрашиновић, born 17 February 1977) is a retired Montenegrin-born Cypriot footballer, who played as a defensive midfielder, and...  more
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    Jeremy Goss

    Midfielder
    Jeremy Goss (born 11 May 1965 in Dhekalia) is a former Welsh international footballer. He is most noted for playing for Norwich City from 1984 to 1996. He came to prominence during their successful...  more
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    Christos Marangos (Greek: Χρίστος Μαραγκός; born May 9, 1983) is a retired Cypriot football midfielder....  more
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    Giorgos Merkis

    Defender
    Giorgos Merkis (Greek: Γιώργος Μερκής; born 30 July 1984) is a Cypriot international footballer who plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division as a central defender....  more
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    Paraskevas Christou

    Defender
    Paraskevas Christou (Skevos) (born February 2, 1984) is a former Cypriot professional footballer who played as a central defender....  more
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    Andreas Stavrou

    Midfielder
    Andreas Stavrou (Greek: Ανδρέας Σταύρου; born October 27, 1988) is a Cypriot footballer, who plays for Alki Oroklini....  more
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    Nikodimos Papavasiliou

    Midfielder
    Nikodemus "Nikki" Papavasiliou (Greek: Νικόδημος Παπαβασιλείου; born 31 August 1970) is a Cypriot football manager and former international midfielder. He is currently the head coach of Greek...  more
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    Loukas Louka

    Defender
    Loukas Louka may refer to: Loukas Louka (footballer) (born 1978), Cypriot football defender Loukas Louka (athlete) (born 1945), retired Greek Cypriot shot putter...  more
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    Marios Antoniades

    Defender, Midfielder
    Marios Antoniades is a Cypriot footballer who currently plays for APOEL in the Cypriot First Division, as a defender....  more
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    Giorgos Pelagias

    Defender
    Giorgos Pelagias (Greek: Γιώργος Πελαγίας) (born May 10, 1985 in Nicosia) is a Cypriot footballer, who last played for Apollon Limassol....  more
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    Andreas Ioannides

    Midfielder
    Andreas Ioannides (Greek: Ανδρέας Ιωαννίδης) (born November 29, 1975 in Nicosia) is a Cypriot midfielder who played for Nea Salamina of Cyprus. He can play as defender....  more
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    Georgios Tofas

    Forward, Midfielder
    Georgios Tofas (born 17 June 1989) is a Cypriot footballer who played for Enosis Neon Paralimni as a striker....  more
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    Marios Karas

    Defender
    Marios Karas (born October 24, 1974 in Famagusta, Cyprus) is a retired Cypriot football defender. He last played for Agia Napa after many years at Enosis Neon Paralimni. He was appointed as...  more
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    Stavros Georgiou

    Midfielder
    Stavros Georgiou (Greek: Σταύρος Γεωργίου; born September 14, 1972) is a football manager and former international footballer. He is the current manager of APOEL U-19 team. He had a great career...  more
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    Ioannis Okkas

    Forward
    Ioannis "Giannis" Okkas (Greek: Ιωάννης "Γιάννης" Οκκάς), born 11 February 1977 in Larnaca) is a retired Cypriot Striker and a football manager. He was also the captain of the National Team of Cyprus...  more
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    Nicos Panayiotou

    Goalkeeper
    Nicos Panayiotou (born December 6, 1970) is a former international Cypriot football goalkeeper. He started his career from Anorthosis. He played there for seventeen years. He was the captain of...  more
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    Costas Elia

    Forward
    Costas Elia(Greek: Kώστας Ηλία) born 9 June 1976 in Famagusta, Cyprus is a Cypriot football striker who plays for Anagennisi Dherynia and has played for the national team of Cyprus. He also played...  more
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    Kyriacos Chailis

    Forward
    Kyriacos Chailis (Greek: Κυριάκος Χαιλής; born February 23, 1978 in Famagusta) is a Cypriot football striker who recently released from Chalkanoras Idaliou....  more
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    Athos Chrysostomou

    Goalkeeper
    Athos Chrysostomou (born August 6, 1981 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a Cypriot football goalkeeper who plays for Girne Halk Evi of KTFF 1. Lig . His former teams were Egaleo, AEL Limassol, Alki Larnaca,...  more
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    Anastasios Kissas (Greek: Αναστάσιος Κίσσας; born 18 January 1988 in Nicosia, Cyprus) is a Cypriot international footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Nea Salamina. ...  more
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    Elias Charalambous

    Defender, Midfielder
    Elias Charalambous (Greek: Ηλίας Χαραλάμπους; born 25 September 1980) is a South African-born Cypriot footballer who plays as a left back for AEK Larnaca and the Cyprus national football team....  more
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    Nikos Nicolaou

    Midfielder
    Nicos Nicolaou (born August 5, 1973 in Limassol, Cyprus) is a Cypriot manager and former player, best known for his years with Anorthosis. Nicolaou retired from professional football at the end of...  more
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    Elias Vattis

    Midfielder
    Elias Vattis (born February 28, 1986 in Cyprus) is a Cypriot midfielder who plays for Karmiotissa. He started his career in AEL Limassol....  more
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    Marinos Satsias

    Midfielder
    Marinos Satsias (Greek: Μαρίνος Σατσιάς) is a retired Cypriot professional footballer who spent his entire 19-year career playing for APOEL in Cyprus....  more
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    Giorgos Nicolaou

    Forward
    Giorgos Nicolaou (Greek: Γιώργος Νικολάου) born May 22, 1982 in Paralimni, Cyprus is a Cypriot football striker who currently plays for Ormideia F.C.. He started his career at Enosis Neon Paralimni...  more