Yashin, Lev Ivanovich
Born: 1929 AD
Died: 1990 AD, at 61 years of age.
1929- Born on June 7
-A soccer player from the Soviet Union, was the greatest goalkeeper of his year.
-Yashin is 1m 87cm (6 ft 2 in) tall, had a style that was an ideal balance of conservative positioning and acrobatic daring.
-Throughout his long soccer career, which ended in 1970, he played for only one club, Moscow Dynamo, and then continued with them as a coach.
-He played in three World Cup matches
-He also played on the gold-medal-winning Olympic Games Team
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