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Yashin, Lev Ivanovich

Born: 1929 AD
Died: 1990 AD
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Athlete

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.

1958, 1962-1966
-He played in three World Cup matches

-He also played on the gold-medal-winning Olympic Games Team