|Full name||Serhiy Oleksandrovych Popov|
|Date of birth||22 April 1971|
|Place of birth||Makiivka, Ukrainian SSR|
|Height||1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)|
|1989||FC Novator Mariupol||21||(0)|
|1991||FC Nyva Vinnytsia||24||(7)|
|1996-97||Zenit St. Petersburg||38||(2)|
|?-2008||FC Shakhtar-3 Donetsk|
|2008-2013||Shakhtar U-21 Donetsk|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Serhiy Oleksandrovych Popov (Ukrainian: Сергій Олександрович Попов; Russian: Серге́й Александрович Попов; born 22 April 1971 in Makiivka) is a former footballer from Ukraine. He is the highest scoring defender of the Ukraine national football team.
Popov is a graduate of the Donetsk sports school of Olympic reserve and started to compete at senior level at age of 17 playing for the Novator Mariupol (Zhdanov). After being drafted to the army, he defended colors of SKA Kiev and FC Nyva Vinnytsia in 1990-91.
After the fall of the Soviet Union Popov signed with Shakhtar Donetsk of the Ukrainian Premier League, with which he stayed until 2004. In the mid 90s he also spend couple of seasons for the Russian Zenit Saint Petersburg. Before retiring in 2006 Popov played for Metalurh Zaporizhia.
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