|Date of birth||20 September 1930|
|Place of birth||Mukaczewo, Czechoslovakia|
|Date of death||10 February 2008 77)(aged|
|Place of death||Mukacheve, Ukraine|
|1949||FC Dynamo Mukachevo|
|1950||FC Dynamo Moscow||0||(0)|
|1951–1959||FC Dynamo Kyiv||121||(4)|
|1959–1961||FC Kolhospnyk Rivne||75||(2)|
| * Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Tiberiy Popovich (originally Hungarian : Tibor Popovics, 20 September 1930 – 10 February 2008) was an association footballer from the former Soviet Union who played for FC Dynamo Kyiv.
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In 1956 Popovich played couple of games for Ukraine at the Spartakiad of the Peoples of the USSR.
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