This Day In History
This Day In History
Monday, September 16, 2019

«Soviet footballer»

Lev Yashin

Lev Yashin
(October 22, 1929 - March 20, 1990)
Lev Ivanovich Yashin nicknamed as "The Black Spider", was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the game. He was known for his superior athleticism in goal, imposing stature, amazing reflex saves and inventing the idea of goalkeeper sweeping. Yashin was voted the best goalkeeper of the 20th century by the IFFHS
Soviet footballer, footballer, goalkeeper
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