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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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275 57
Lev Yashin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Lev Yashin Goalkeeper

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2
248 77
Andrei Arshavin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Andrei Arshavin Forward, Midfielder

3
94 40
Eduard Streltsov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

4
75 31
Yuri Zhirkov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuri Zhirkov Defender, Midfielder

5
115 59
Igor Akinfeev is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Akinfeev Goalkeeper

6
108 55
Aleksandr Kerzhakov is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

7
116 61
Alan Dzagoev is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Alan Dzagoev Midfielder

8
35 7
Rinat Dasayev is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Rinat Dasayev Goalkeeper

9
46 15
Viktor Onopko is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Viktor Onopko Defender

10
97 54
Roman Pavlyuchenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

11
39 13
Roman Shirokov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Roman Shirokov Defender, Midfielder

12
45 22
Valeri Karpin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Valeri Karpin Midfielder

13
61 36
Andrei Kanchelskis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Andrei Kanchelskis Midfielder

14
50 28
Igor Netto is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Netto Midfielder

15
26 11
Vasili Berezutski is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

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19 6
Aleksandr Anyukov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Aleksandr Anyukov Defender, Midfielder

17
44 28
Vladimir Bystrov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vladimir Bystrov Midfielder

18
24 11
Oleg Salenko is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Oleg Salenko Forward

19
34 20
Roman Eremenko is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Roman Eremenko Midfielder

20
16 4
Fyodor Cherenkov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Fyodor Cherenkov Midfielder

21
20 8
Konstantin Zyryanov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Konstantin Zyryanov Midfielder

22
19 8
Evgeni Aldonin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Evgeni Aldonin Midfielder

23
15 6
Ivan Saenko is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Ivan Saenko Winger, Forward, Midfielder

24
19 10
Ilya Tsymbalar is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Ilya Tsymbalar Midfielder

25
40 30
Georgi Schennikov is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia

26
11 3
Valentin Kozmich Ivanov is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Valentin Kozmich Ivanov Forward

27
11 3
Igor Chislenko is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Igor Chislenko Forward

28
13 5
Albert Shesternyov is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Albert Shesternyov Defender

29
21 13
Sergei Yuran is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Sergei Yuran Forward

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10 3
Valery Voronin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Valery Voronin Midfielder

31
10 3
Anatoli Bashashkin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Anatoli Bashashkin Defender

32
16 9
Yuriy Nikiforov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuriy Nikiforov Defender

33
19 12
Yuriy Kalitvintsev is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Yuriy Kalitvintsev Midfielder

34
8 2
Vagiz Khidiyatullin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Vagiz Khidiyatullin Defender

35
9 3
Yuri Gavrilov is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Yuri Gavrilov

36
11 5
Valery Gazzaev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Valery Gazzaev Forward

37
8 3
Nikolai Starostin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Nikolai Starostin

38
21 16
Vladislav Radimov is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vladislav Radimov Midfielder

39
10 5
Igor Semshov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Igor Semshov Midfielder

40
8 3
Grigory Fedotov is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Grigory Fedotov

41
23 19
Dmitri Torbinski is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Torbinski Midfielder

42
21 17
Anton Grigoryev is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Anton Grigoryev Defender

43
11 7
Dmitri Khokhlov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Khokhlov Midfielder

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11 7
Vyacheslav Dayev is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Vyacheslav Dayev Defender

45
11 7
Sergei Ignashevich is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
LukaPavlečić added Sergei Ignashevich Defender

46
7 3
Evgeny Lovchev is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Evgeny Lovchev Defender

47
6 2
Anatoli Maslyonkin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
BaruchLalaev added Anatoli Maslyonkin Defender, Midfielder

48
9 6
Denis Kolodin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Denis Kolodin Defender

49
9 6
Dmitri Bulykin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Dmitri Bulykin Forward

50
8 5
Aleksandr Borodyuk is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Russia
Aleksandr Borodyuk Forward, Midfielder