Era: 1991 - 2008
Team(s): Zvezda Moscow, Spartak Moscow, Werder Bremen, Racing Santander, Fenerbahçe, FC Kuban Krasnodar, Dinamo Moscow, FC Rusichi Oryol, FC Khimki, FC Volga Tver, FC Astana-64
Caps: 71 - 26 goals (Russia)
Trivia: The all-time goal leader for the Russian national team (anno 2012) with 26 goals in 71 appearances. Beschastnykh has an identical twin, Mikhail, who also played football professionally, even though he was nowhere near as successful in his career as Vladimir was.