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Lev Yashin

Lev YashinBorn: 22-Oct-1929
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: 20-Mar-1990
Location of death: Moscow, Russia
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Soccer

Nationality: Russia
Executive summary: Soviet soccer star

Soviet goalkeeper, playing for the Dinamo FC in Moscow 1949-71. Named "World - Keeper of the Century" by a FIFA poll held in 2000. A leg was amputated after a knee injury, complications of which later caused his death in 1990.

    European Footballer of the Year 1963
    Order of Lenin 1967
    Hero of Socialist Labor 1989
    Risk Factors: Amputee

    SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
    Dynamo Moscow 1949-71


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