Lev YashinLev Ivanovich Yashin ( October 22, 1929 - March 20, 1990) was a Soviet soccer goalkeeper, arguably the best ever goalie in the sport.
He was born in Moscow.
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.