|Date of birth||16 April 1982|
|Place of birth||Strumica, SFR Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)|
|2008–2010||AJ Auxerre B||28||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 June 2014|
Robert is a right defender or defensive midfielder. He started his career with FK Belasica. In 2003 Popov signed with Litex Lovech for a fee of 200.000 €. In May 2004 he helped them win the Bulgarian Cup. In January 2008 Robert Popov signed with AJ Auxerre. Popov had a serious injury while at Auxerre but when he recovered, he did not play much so both Popov and the club mutually agreed to terminate his contract in the summer of 2010.
He made his senior debut for Macedonia in a July 2001 friendly match against Qatar and has earned a total of 17 caps, scoring no goals. His final international was a November 2009 friendly against Iran.
He is the older brother of former national team leftback Goran Popov.
- ""Литекс" изпревари ЦСКА и "Левски" в селекцията на чуждестранни играчи". dnevnik.bg. 6 July 2003. Retrieved 30 July 2020.
- Appearances for (North) Macedonia National Team - RSSSF
- "Player Database". eu-football.info. Retrieved 3 March 2020.
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