Aliaksandr Pavlovic Hleb, sometimes referred to in English as Alexander Hleb or Alexander Gleb, is a Belarusian footballer who currently plays in the midfield for Bundesliga club Stuttgart and for the Belarusian national team. His natural and preferred position is attacking midfielder or 'in the hole' behind the strikers, but he has often played as a right midfielder. While at Barcelona, Hleb had been playing as a winger.
Yuri Puntus is a Belarusian football player and football manager. He quit playing football in 1987 because of an injury. Graduated from two universities: Belarusian Technological Institute (specialty - mechanical engineer) in 1983 and Belarusian State University of Physical Culture in 1996.
Valentin Belkevich is a Belarusian football player and a member of the Ukrainian club Dynamo Kyiv. He is their all time leader in assists. A cultured playmaker, he has been one of the finest footballers in Ukraine over the past decade. In September 1994, Belkevich was banned for a year by UEFA after testing positive for steroids following a UEFA Cup match. In 1995, Belkevich won the Belarusian Footballer of the Year award.
Yury Vodovozov (born January 19, 1982) is a Belarusian professional football winger, currently playing in Belarus' top division for Slavia Mozyr. Vodovozov started his career as a trainee at Belarus' biggest club Dinamo Minsk in 2000, with a loan spell at Naftan Novopolotsk in 2003 followed by a permanent move in 2004 to Lokomotiv-96 Vitebsk. He only stayed there for one season, joining Slavia Mozyr in 2005.
Sasha Gotsmanov is an American-Belarusian soccer player, who spent one season in the MLS and two in the USL First Division. Sasha was born into a soccer family. His father, Sergey Gotsmanov was a member of the Soviet Union national football team that were runners-up for the 1988 European Football Championship. His mother, Olga, was the Belarusian national gymnastics coach. When Sasha was 15 his family moved from Belarus to Minnesota, so that Sergei could play for the Minnesota Thunder.
Maksim Yorevich Romaschenko (born 31 July 1976) is a Belarusian footballer. He is the record goalscorer for the Belarus national side with 20 goals. On June 26, 2009 he signed a contract with FC Khimki. He also played for FC Dnepr Mahilyow, Poligraphtekhnika Oleksandria, Fandok Babruysk, FC MPKC, Gaziantepspor, Trabzonspor, Dynamo Moscow, Torpedo Moscow and Bursaspor. He is the younger brother of Miroslav Romaschenko.
Timofei Kalachev (born 1 May 1981 in Mogilev) is a Belarusian footballer. He plays in midfield for FC Rostov and the Belarus national side. Kalachev signed a five-year contract with Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk from Belarusian FC Shakhtyor Soligorsk in January 2004. He then signed a three-year contract with FC Krylya Sovetov Samara in January 2008. His older brother Dzmitry Kalachow is a professional footballer as well.
Denis Kovba (born 6 September 1979 in Vitebsk) is a Belarusian footballer. He plays in midfield for AC Sparta Prague since his free transfer from FC Krylia Sovetov Samara at 28 July 2009 and also for the Belarus national side.
Sergei Shtanyuk (born 13 August 1973 in Minsk) is a retired Belarusian footballer. He played in defence and was the captain for the Belarus national side. He also played for Stoke City in the English League 1 from 2001-2003, during which time he became a fan favourite winning Fans Player of the Season in 2001.
Aliaksandr Kulchiy (born 1 November 1973) is a Belarusian footballer. He plays in midfield for FC Rostov and the Belarus national football team, for which he is the all-time most capped player, after surpassing Sergei Gurenko's record in 2009.
Leonid Kovel, born July 29, 1986 in Minsk is a professional football player from Belarus who currently plays for Russian club FC Saturn Moscow Oblast. Before coming to that club in 2008, he played for Karpaty Lviv for 2 years. Kovel made his debut with the Belarus national football team in a friendly match against Turkey on 18 August 2004, entering as a second half substitute.