Lev Yashin Rank
About Lev Yashin
Lev Yashin is considered by many soccer pundits and fans as the all-time greatest goalkeeper in the sport’s history. The Soviet player spent the entirety of his two-decade career (1950-1970) with Dynamo Moscow. He also represented the Soviet Union in international matches and tournaments from 1954 to 1970. His positioning and acrobatic reflex saves were among the memorable aspects of his goalkeeping.
He was raised in an industrial working family in Moscow. He was married to Valentina Timofeyevna with whom he had two daughters: Elena and Irina.
He holds the record for the highest number of penalties saved by any goalkeeper in the history of soccer (150). He was the recipient of the 1963 Ballon d’Or, which makes him the only goalkeeper to receive the award.
He died from stomach cancer on March 20, 1990.
Lev Yashin Rank
F.A.Q. about Lev Yashin
When is his birthday?
Lev Yashin's birthday is on October 22, 1929.
In how many days is his birthday?
Lev's birthday is in 329 days
How old was Lev when he died?
He was 60 years old.
When did he die?
He died in March 20, 1990.
How old would he be today?
Lev Yashin would be 92 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Lev from?
He was born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
What was Lev Yashin's height?
He was 6′ 2″ (1.89m) tall.
Lev Yashin's Popularity
Lev Yashin was a famous Soviet footballer, who was born on October 22, 1929. As a person born on this date, Lev Yashin is listed in our database as the 59th most popular celebrity for the day (October 22) and the 54th most popular for the year (1929).
People born on October 22 fall under the Zodiac sign of Libra, the Scales. Lev Yashin is the 1539th most popular Libra.
Aside from information specific to Lev Yashin's birthday, Lev Yashin is the 9th most famous Soviet and ranks 4th in famous people born in Moscow, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.
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