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Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia

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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 from Ljubinje, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Admir Vladavić (born 29 June 1982) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian retired footballer.
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Aleksandar Sarić is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper from Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia

Aleksandar Sarić (Serbian Cyrillic: Aлeкcaндар Сарић; born 27 January 1974) is a goalkeeper coach of the Serbian U20 team who become World Champion on New Zealand 2015 and a retired Serbian ...more
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Aljoša Asanović is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder from Split, Croatia, Yugoslavia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Croatia

Aljoša Asanović (born 14 December 1965) 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 ...more
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Ane Mihailovich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Ane Mihailovich

Nationality: Yugoslavia, United States of America

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 from Travnik, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Anto Grabo (Chinese: 基保, born 7 December 1960) is a Bosnian Croat footballer who spent most of his career in Hong Kong. He played with Željezničar Sarajevo, Dinamo Vinkovci, Rudar Ljubija and ...more
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Arjan Beqaj is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper from Prizren, Serbia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Albania

Arjan Beqaj (born 25 August 1975 in Prizren) is a former Albanian professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is now the goalkeeping coach at Anorthosis Famagusta. In a career ...more
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Armend Dallku is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender from Pristina

Nationality: Albania, Yugoslavia

Armend Sabit Dallku (born 16 June 1983) is a retired Albanian professional footballer who played as a centre-back and right-back. He represented the Albanian national team collecting 64 ...more
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Bajram Fetai is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward from Tetovo, Republic of Macedonia

Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Republic of Macedonia, Yugoslavia

Bajram Fetai (Macedonian: Бајрам Фетаи) (born 7 September 1985) is a Macedonian football trainer and former footballer of Albanian ethnicity. He is currently working at the academy of FC ...more
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Boris Bandov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender and Midfielder from Livno, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia, United States of America

Boris Bandov (born November 23, 1953 in Livno, PR Bosnia and Herzegovina, is a retired Croatian-American soccer player who currently coaches youth soccer. Bandov spent ten seasons in the North ...more
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Boris Pandža is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Boris Pandža (born 15 December 1986) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian professional footballer who plays for HNK Šibenik of the Croatian Second Football League. He is also a former member of the Bosnia ...more
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Boro Primorac is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender and Midfielder from Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Boro Primorac (Serbo-Croatian pronunciation: [bǒːro prǐːmorats]; born 5 December 1954) is a Bosnia and Herzegovina coach and a former Yugoslav international. Until 2018 he was the first team ...more
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Branimir Bajić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender from Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Branimir Bajić (Cyrillic: Бранимир Бајић; born 19 October 1979) is a Bosnian retired footballer who played as a defender.
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Branko Ivanković is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Branko Ivanković

Nationality: Yugoslavia

Branko Ivanković (pronounced [brâːŋko ǐʋaːŋkoʋitɕ]; born 28 February 1954) is a Croatian professional football manager and former player, who is currently managing Saudi Professional ...more
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Branko Šegota is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward from Rijeka, Croatia

Nationality: Canada, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia, Croatia

Branimir "Branko" Šegota (born June 8, 1961) is a Canadian former professional soccer forward, starring in the original Major Indoor Soccer League, the North American Soccer League, ...more
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Dario Dabac is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Defender from Socialist Republic of Croatia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Croatia

Dario Dabac (Croatian pronunciation: [dâːrio dǎːbats]; born 23 May 1978) is a Croatian retired footballer and manager.
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Dejan Milovanović is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder from Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Serbia

Dejan Milovanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Миловановић; born 21 January 1984) is a retired Serbian footballer.
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Dejan Rusmir is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dejan Rusmir Midfielder from Serbia

Nationality: Yugoslavia

Dejan Rusmir (Serbian Cyrillic: Дејан Русмир; born January 28, 1980) is a Serbian retired footballer.
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Dino Đulbić is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dino Đulbić Defender and Midfielder from Doboj, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia

Dino Đulbić (born 16 February 1983) is an Australian international football player who 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 from Belgrade, Serbia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Australia

Dragan "Doug" Utješenović (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Утјешеновић; born 8 October 1946 in Belgrade, SR Serbia) is a former Serbian Australian football (soccer) defender. He was a member ...more
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Dragan Blatnjak is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Midfielder from Yugoslavia

Nationality: Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dragan Blatnjak (born 1 August 1981) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian football manager and former player who last managed Zadar. He is a former member of the Bosnia and Herzegovina national team. ...more
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Dragoslav Čakić is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Dragoslav Čakić

Nationality: Yugoslavia

Dragoslav 'Drago' Čakić (born 15 February 1965 in Split, Croatia, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) 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 from Šibenik, Croatia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Kingdom of Yugoslavia

Dražan Jerković (Croatian pronunciation: [jěːrkoʋitɕ]; 6 August 1936 – 9 December 2008) was a Croatian professional football player and manager.
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Dražen Ladić is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Goalkeeper from Čakovec, Croatia

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Croatia

Dražen Ladić (Croatian pronunciation: [drǎʒen lǎːdit͡ɕ]; born 1 January 1963) is a Croatian former footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He serves as an assistant manager of the Croatia ...more
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Eldar Hadžimehmedović is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Eldar Hadžimehmedović Forward from Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia

Eldar Hadzimehmedovic (born 10 September 1984) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian football player who plays as a striker or as an attacking midfielder. He currently plays for Norwegian side Brumunddal.
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Elvir Baljić is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Soccer Players from Yugoslavia
Forward and Midfielder from Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nationality: Yugoslavia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Turkey

Elvir Baljić (Turkish: Elvir Baliç) (born 8 July 1974) is a Bosnian-Herzegovinian and Turkish football manager and former player. He was assistant manager of the Bosnia and Herzegovina ...more