Yevgeniy Vasilievich Rudakov (Ukrainian: Євґєній Васіл'євіч РудаковRussian: Евгений Васильевич Рудаков; 2 January 1942 – 21 December 2011)  was a Sovietfootballer of Russian origin. In 1971 he was recognized as the Best Ukrainian Player of the Year becoming the first foreigner to be awarded such honors.
At the Olympic Games 1972 he earned four wins and two shutouts. He also won 21 games with the regular senior squad and finished 22 games without allowing any goals. His career goals against average was at 0.69.
After finishing his playing career, he coached few Ukraine-based clubs, but mostly stayed on at Dynamo Kyiv's sport school as a children coach.
He was nominated twice for the Ballon d'Or, in 1971 when he came 12th and 1972 when he came 18th.