Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Location of death: Moscow, Russia
Cause of death: unspecified
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
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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