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

List players include Yegor Titov, Andrei Kanchelskis and more.

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

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Russia in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Russian soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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340 65
Lev Yashin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Lev Yashin Goalkeeper

2
286 92
Andrei Arshavin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Andrei Arshavin Forward, Midfielder

3
113 47
Eduard Streltsov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

4
89 38
Yuri Zhirkov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuri Zhirkov Defender, Midfielder

5
131 67
Alan Dzagoev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Alan Dzagoev Midfielder

6
131 68
Igor Akinfeev is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Akinfeev Goalkeeper

7
122 63
Aleksandr Kerzhakov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

8
45 12
Rinat Dasayev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Rinat Dasayev Goalkeeper

9
105 59
Roman Pavlyuchenko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

10
49 20
Viktor Onopko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Viktor Onopko Defender

11
43 16
Roman Shirokov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Roman Shirokov Defender, Midfielder

12
67 38
Andrei Kanchelskis is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Andrei Kanchelskis Midfielder

13
56 30
Igor Netto is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Netto Midfielder

14
49 25
Valeri Karpin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Valeri Karpin Midfielder

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15
19 5
Fyodor Cherenkov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Fyodor Cherenkov Midfielder

16
29 15
Vasili Berezutski is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

17
21 8
Aleksandr Anyukov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Aleksandr Anyukov Defender, Midfielder

18
22 9
Konstantin Zyryanov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Konstantin Zyryanov Midfielder

19
47 32
Vladimir Bystrov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vladimir Bystrov Midfielder

20
36 23
Roman Eremenko is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Roman Eremenko Midfielder

21
26 14
Oleg Salenko is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Oleg Salenko Forward

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20 9
Evgeni Aldonin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Evgeni Aldonin Midfielder

23
13 3
Valentin Kozmich Ivanov is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Valentin Kozmich Ivanov Forward

24
13 3
Igor Chislenko is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Igor Chislenko Forward

25
15 5
Albert Shesternyov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Albert Shesternyov Defender

26
12 3
Valery Voronin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Valery Voronin Midfielder

27
12 3
Anatoli Bashashkin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Anatoli Bashashkin Defender

28
16 7
Ivan Saenko is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Ivan Saenko Winger, Forward, Midfielder

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20 11
Ilya Tsymbalar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Ilya Tsymbalar Midfielder

30
22 13
Sergei Yuran is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Sergei Yuran Forward

31
41 31
Georgi Schennikov is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

32
11 3
Yuri Gavrilov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Yuri Gavrilov

33
17 9
Yuriy Nikiforov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuriy Nikiforov Defender

34
9 2
Vagiz Khidiyatullin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Vagiz Khidiyatullin Defender

35
12 5
Valery Gazzaev is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Valery Gazzaev Forward

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20 13
Yuriy Kalitvintsev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuriy Kalitvintsev Midfielder

37
9 3
Nikolai Starostin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Nikolai Starostin

38
9 3
Grigory Fedotov is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Grigory Fedotov

39
11 5
Igor Semshov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Semshov Midfielder

40
22 16
Vladislav Radimov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vladislav Radimov Midfielder

41
22 17
Anton Grigoryev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Anton Grigoryev Defender

42
11 6
Dmitri Bulykin is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Bulykin Forward

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24 19
Dmitri Torbinski is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Torbinski Midfielder

44
12 7
Dmitri Khokhlov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Khokhlov Midfielder

45
8 3
Evgeny Lovchev is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Evgeny Lovchev Defender

46
12 7
Vyacheslav Dayev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vyacheslav Dayev Defender

47
7 2
Anatoli Maslyonkin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Anatoli Maslyonkin Defender, Midfielder

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13 8
Sergei Ignashevich is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
LukaPavlečić added Sergei Ignashevich Defender

49
10 6
Denis Kolodin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Denis Kolodin Defender

50
9 5
Aleksandr Borodyuk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Aleksandr Borodyuk Forward, Midfielder