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

List players range from Dejan Joksimović to Dženan Radončić.

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

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

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Admir Vladavić is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Admir Vladavić is a Bosnian football midfielder.

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Aleksandar Sarić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper Aleksandar Sarić is a retired Serbian footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He also holds Austrian citizenship.

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Aljoša Asanović is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Aljoša Asanović is a retired Croatian footballer best known from his performances in the mid-to-late 90s when he played for Derby County and for Croatia during Euro 96 and World Cup 98. He was ...more

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Ane Mihailovich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Ane Mihailovich Defender, Forward Ane Mihailovich is a retired Yugoslavian-American soccer player. He spent at least four season in the American Soccer League, four in the North American Soccer League and one in the Major Indoor ...more

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Anto Grabo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Anto Grabo is a Bosnian footballer who spent most of his career in Hong Kong.

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Arjan Beqaj is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper Arjan Beqaj is a former Albanian professional footballer from Kosovo. In a career spanning 19 years he played for seven clubs in four countries, and he is now the goalkeeping coach at Anorthosis ...more

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Armend Dallku is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Armend Dallku is an Albanian footballer who plays as a central defender for Vorskla Poltava in the Ukrainian Premier League and formerly for the Albanian national team.

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Bajram Fetai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Bajram Fetai is a Macedonian footballer of Albanian ethnicity, who currently plays for the Danish football club FC Roskilde. In 2010, he gained infamy after his "violent goal ...more

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Boris Bandov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender, Midfielder Boris Bandov is a retired Yugoslavian-American soccer player who currently coaches youth soccer. Bandov spent ten seasons in the North American Soccer League, two in the Major Indoor Soccer ...more

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Boris Pandža is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Boris Pandža is a footballer from Bosnia and Herzegovina who currently plays for Široki Brijeg. He is also a retired former member of the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Boro Primorac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender, Midfielder Boro Primorac is a Bosnian Croat football coach and a former Yugoslav international. Currently, he is the first team coach at Arsenal. As a player, Primorac was an accomplished international ...more

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Branimir Bajić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Branimir Bajić is a Bosnian international footballer who plays for MSV Duisburg.

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Branko Ivanković is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Branko Ivanković Branko Ivanković is a Croatian football manager and former player who currently manages Persepolis in Iran Pro League. After a 12-year playing career at Varteks Varaždin, Ivanković started his ...more

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Branko Šegota is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Branimir "Branko" Šegota is a former Canadian professional soccer forward, starring in the original Major Indoor Soccer League, the North American Soccer League, the Continental Indoor ...more

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Dario Dabac is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Dario Dabac is a Croatian footballer.

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Dejan Milovanović is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Dejan Milovanović is a Serbian footballer who plays for Serbian SuperLiga club Voždovac.

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Dejan Rusmir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dejan Rusmir Midfielder Dejan Rusmir is a Serbian footballer who plays for Novi Pazar in the Serbian SuperLiga.

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Dino Đulbić is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dino Đulbić Defender, Midfielder Dino Đjulbić is a Bosnian Australian football player who currently plays for A-League club Perth Glory.

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Doug Utjesenovic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Dragan "Doug" Utješenović is a former Serbian Australian football defender. He was a member of the Australian 1974 FIFA World Cup squad in West Germany. He went on to make 61 ...more

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Dragan Blatnjak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Dragan Blatnjak is a Bosnian football player who is currently a free agent after playing for NK Osijek. Blatnjak is a former member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. Previously he ...more

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Dragoslav Čakić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dragoslav Čakić Dragoslav 'Drago' Čakić is a Croatian retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

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Dražan Jerković is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Dražan Jerković was a Yugoslav of Croatian origin, football forward, and manager.

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Dražen Ladić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper Dražen Ladić is a former Croatian football goalkeeper. Between 2006 and 2011 he was the head coach of the Croatian national under-21 team.

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Eldar Hadžimehmedović is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Eldar Hadžimehmedović Forward Eldar Hadzimehmedovic is a Bosnian football player, playing as a striker or as an attacking midfielder, who is currently playing for Brumunddal.

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Elvir Baljić is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward, Midfielder Elvir Baljić is a Bosnian football manager and former player. He was assistant manager of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national football team, with whom he qualified for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

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Elvis Brajković is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Elvis Brajković is a retired Croatian football player. He played for several clubs, including NK Rijeka, 1860 München, Hellas Verona F.C., Hajduk Split, NK Pomorac and HNK Sibenik. He also ...more

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Enis Alushi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Enis Alushi Midfielder Enis Alushi is a German-Kosovar Albanian football player in a central midfielder role, playing for FC St. Pauli.

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George Nanchoff is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
George Nanchoff Forward, Midfielder George Nanchoff is a retired Yugoslavian-American soccer player. He spent three seasons in the North American Soccer League and seven seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned ...more

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Đovani Roso is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Đovani Roso, born 17 November 1972 is a former Croatian football player of Croatian and part Italian ethnicity. Roso was a midfielder, who preferred to play on the center-right flank of the ...more

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Goran Hunjak is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Goran Hunjak is a retired football player.

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Goran Pandev is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Goran Pandev is a Macedonian footballer who plays as a striker for Turkish Süper Lig club Galatasaray. He was a key player for the Macedonian national team, being the country's all-time top ...more

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Igor Gal is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Igor Gal Defender Igor Gal is a Croatian football defender who plays for FK Rabotnički in Republic of Macedonia.

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Ivan Gudelj is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Ivan Gudelj is a Croatian former football midfielder who represented Yugoslavia.

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Ivica Iliev is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward, Midfielder Ivica Iliev is a retired Serbian footballer who played as awinger.

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Ivica Osim is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward, Midfielder Ivan "Ivica" Osim is a Bosnian former football player and manager. He was most recently head coach of Japan, before he suffered a stroke in November 2007 and left the post. On 18 April ...more

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Jerko Leko is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Jerko Leko is a Croatian footballer who currently plays for NK Lokomotiva on loan from GNK Dinamo Zagreb. He primary plays as central midfielder, but can also operate as a right one, or more ...more

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Joe Raduka is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Joe Raduka Defender Joe Raduka is a former Bosnian–American soccer player who began his career with Red Star Belgrade before spending time with indoor and outdoor teams in the U.S., Canada and Belgium. He currently ...more

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Kujtim Shala is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Kujtim Shala is a former Kosovo born Croatian football player, currently managing SVN Zweibrücken in German Regionalliga Südwest.

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Louis Nanchoff is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Louis Nanchoff Forward, Midfielder Louis “Louie” Nanchoff is a retired U.S.-Yugoslavian soccer player. He spent three seasons in the North American Soccer League and seven seasons in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned ...more

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Marijan Mrmić is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper Marijan Mrmić is a retired Croatian football goalkeeper who is now a coach. He is currently the goalkeeping coach for both NK Varaždin and the Croatian national football team.

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Mario Galinović is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper Mario Galinović is a former Croatian footballer.

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Mark Liveric is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Mark Liveric Forward Mirko “Mark” Liveric is a retired Croatian-American soccer forward who spent eight years in the North American Soccer League and seven in the Major Indoor Soccer League. He also earned sixteen ...more

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Mirko Grabovac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Mirko Grabovac is a Croatian former professional football player and coach. He had changed his nationality to Singaporean in 2002 in order to play for the Singapore national football team before ...more

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Miroslav Blažević is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Miroslav "Ćiro" Blažević is a Bosnian Croat football manager. His most successful period was with Croatia national football team, which he led to quarter-finals in the 1996 European ...more

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Mirsad Mijadinoski is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Mirsad Mijadinoski Defender Mirsad Mijadinoski is a footballer from the Republic of Macedonia who plays as a defender. Previously ha played for FC Sion in the Swiss Super League and later ha was on loan at Újpest ...more

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Mustafa Kučuković is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Mustafa Kučuković is a German footballer of Bosnian descent, who plays for Hansa Rostock.

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Nenad Maslovar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Nenad Maslovar is a former Montenegrin football player. He made his senior national team debut on 12 June 1997, in a friendly match against Ghana.

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Nikola Jerkan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender Nikola Jerkan is a former football defender from Croatia. Jerkan was born in Split and started playing football professionally for NK Zagreb. In 1983 he moved to Dinamo Vinkovci where he would ...more

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Nikola Vignjević is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder Nikola Vignjević is a former Serbian soccer player, who currently works as Technical coach by Alberta Golden Bears and the Greater St.Albert Sports Academy. While playing for the Lynx, he was ...more

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Njego Pesa is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward Njego Pesa is a former Yugoslavian-American soccer forward who played in the North American Soccer League and Major Indoor Soccer League. He earned seven caps with the U.S. national team.