Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year is an annual title awarded to the best Azerbaijani football (soccer) player of the year. The award has been given since 1991, and the winner is elected by authorized journalists from the leading Azerbaijani sport media. On the same occasion, an award is also given for Azerbaijani Football Goalkeeper of the Year since 2009. However, this award is not always given annually.
The same year the Association of Football Federations of Azerbaijan was founded, an award for the best Azerbaijani Footballer of the Year began being annually given. The first award was given to former Azerbaijan national football team striker Samir Alakbarov in 1991, and was further awarded in succession in 1992 and 1993. The Azerbaijan national football team captain Rashad Sadygov has the most number of awards at six. The striker Vagif Javadov became the youngest player to win the award in 2009 at the age of 20. The midfielder Mahmud Gurbanov became the oldest player to win the award in 2007 at the age of 34. The award was not given in 1995.
The first Azerbaijani Football Goalkeeper of the Year award was given to Kamran Agayev in 2009, and was further awarded in succession in 2011 and 2012. Both awards are given at the end of the football season.
|1991||Samir Alakbarov||Neftchi Baku|
|1992||Samir Alakbarov||Neftchi Baku|
|1993||Samir Alakbarov||Neftchi Baku|
|1994||Yunis Huseynov||Neftchi Baku|
|1996||Vidadi Rzayev||Neftchi Baku|
|1999||Tarlan Ahmadov||Neftchi Baku||Zaur Tagizade||Gurban Gurbanov|
|2000||Emin Agayev||Torpedo-ZIL Moscow||Tarlan Ahmadov||Emin Guliyev|
|2001||Zaur Tagizade||Shafa Baku||Jahangir Hasanzade||Mahmud Gurbanov|
|2002||Samir Aliyev||Neftchi Baku||Kamal Quliyev||Tarlan Ahmadov|
|2003||Gurban Gurbanov||Volgar Astrakhan||Farrukh Ismayilov||Kamal Quliyev|
|2004||Rashad Sadygov||Neftchi Baku||Zaur Ramazanov||Emin Guliyev|
|2005||Rashad Sadygov||Kayserispor||Zaur Tagizade||Anatoli Ponomarev|
|2006||Jeyhun Sultanov||FC Baku||Farhad Veliyev||André Luiz Ladaga|
|2007||Mahmud Gurbanov||Inter Baku||Zaur Ramazanov||Branimir Subašić|
|2008||Kamran Agayev||Khazar Lankaran||Rashad Sadygov||Zaur Ramazanov|
|2009||Vagif Javadov||Qarabağ||Rashad Sadygov||Mahir Shukurov|
|2010||Rashad Sadygov||Kocaelispor||Kamran Agayev||Ruslan Abishov|
|2011||Rauf Aliyev||Qarabağ||Afran Ismayilov||Ruslan Abishov|
|2012||Ruslan Abishov||Khazar Lankaran||Javid Imamverdiyev||Vugar Nadirov|
|2013||Rashad Sadygov||Qarabağ||Rauf Aliyev||Kamran Agayev, Ruslan Abishov, Mahir Shukurov|
|2014||Gara Garayev||Qarabağ||Badavi Guseynov||Rashad Sadygov|
|2015||Rahid Amirguliyev||Qarabağ||Rashad Sadygov||Badavi Guseynov|
|2016||Rashad Sadygov||Qarabağ||Maksim Medvedev||Kamran Aghayev|
|2017||Rashad Sadygov||Qarabağ||Mahir Madatov||Gara Garayev|
|2018||Mirabdulla Abbasov||Neftchi Baku||Maksim Medvedev||Gara Garayev|
|2019||Emil Balayev||FC Tobol||Ramil Sheydayev||Bahlul Mustafazade|
|2020||Gara Garayev||Qarabağ||Shahrudin Mahammadaliyev||Namik Alaskarov|
|Rashad Sadygov||6||2004, 2005, 2010, 2013, 2016, 2017|
|Samir Alakbarov||3||1991, 1992, 1993|
|Yunis Huseinov||2||1994, 1998|
|Gara Garayev||2||2014, 2020|
|2009||Kamran Agayev (AZE)||Khazar Lankaran|
|2011||Kamran Agayev (AZE)||Khazar Lankaran|
|2012||Kamran Agayev (AZE)||Khazar Lankaran|
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