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Lev Yashin

Lev Ivanovich Yashin ( October 22, 1929 - March 20, 1990) was a Soviet soccer goalkeeper, considered to be one of the best ever in the sport.

He was born in Moscow.

Yashin played his entire career for Dinamo Moscow[?], from 1948 to 1970, winning the championship of the USSR five times and the Soviet Cup three times.

In 1954, he debuted for the national team, with which he would win the titles at the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 1960 European Championships. He was a member of the Soviet World Cup team three times, from 1958 to 1966.

He died in 1990 of complications caused by an earlier amputation of one of his legs.



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