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Soviet Union Lev YASHIN


Record at FIFA Tournaments
Olympic Football Tournament Final1956431002000
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifier760100000
FIFA World Cup™ Final1958, 1962, 1966, 197013625018000
Men's Olympic Football Tournament
1956Melbourne 08/12/1956Yugoslavia YUG0:1 (0:0)URS Soviet UnionGold medal match
1956Melbourne 05/12/1956Soviet Union URS2:1 a.e.t.BUL BulgariaSemi-finals
1956Melbourne 29/11/1956Soviet Union URS0:0IDN IndonesiaSecond round
1956Melbourne 24/11/1956Soviet Union URS2:1 (1:0)FRG Germany FRFirst round
FIFA World Cup™ Qualifiers
1966Copenhagen 17/10/1965Denmark DEN1:3 (0:0)URS Soviet UnionFirst stage
1966Athens 03/10/1965Greece GRE1:4 (1:2)URS Soviet UnionFirst stage
1962Istanbul 12/11/1961Turkey TUR1:2 (1:2)URS Soviet UnionUEFA
1962Oslo 23/08/1961Norway NOR0:3 (0:0)URS Soviet UnionUEFA
1958Leipzig 24/11/1957Soviet Union URS2:0 (1:0)POL Polandround98
1958Chorzow 20/10/1957Poland POL2:1 (1:0)URS Soviet UnionFirst stage
1958Moscow 23/06/1957Soviet Union URS3:0 (1:0)POL PolandFirst stage
FIFA World Cup™
1966London 28/07/1966Portugal POR2:1 (1:1)URS Soviet UnionMatch for third place
1966Liverpool 25/07/1966Germany FR FRG2:1 (1:0)URS Soviet UnionSemi-finals
1966Sunderland 23/07/1966Soviet Union URS2:1 (1:0)HUN HungaryQuarter-finals
1966Sunderland 20/07/1966Soviet Union URS2:1 (1:1)CHI ChileGroup matches
1966Sunderland 16/07/1966Soviet Union URS1:0 (0:0)ITA ItalyGroup matches
1966Middlesbrough 12/07/1966Soviet Union URS3:0 (2:0)PRK Korea DPRGroup matches
1962Arica 10/06/1962Chile CHI2:1 (2:1)URS Soviet UnionQuarter-finals
1962Arica 06/06/1962Soviet Union URS2:1 (1:0)URU UruguayGroup matches
1962Arica 03/06/1962Soviet Union URS4:4 (3:1)COL ColombiaGroup matches
1962Arica 31/05/1962Soviet Union URS2:0 (0:0)YUG YugoslaviaGroup matches
1958Solna 19/06/1958Sweden SWE2:0 (0:0)URS Soviet UnionQuarter-finals
1958Gothenburg 17/06/1958Soviet Union URS1:0 (0:0)ENG EnglandGroup matches
1958Gothenburg 15/06/1958Brazil BRA2:0 (1:0)URS Soviet UnionGroup matches
1958Boras 11/06/1958Soviet Union URS2:0 (1:0)AUT AustriaGroup matches
1958Gothenburg 08/06/1958Soviet Union URS2:2 (1:0)ENG EnglandGroup matches

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  • Soviet Union goalkeeper Lev Yashin in action during one of his country's 1966 World Cup matches
  • Russia goalkeeper Lev Yashin comes out to punch clear as Brazil's Pele outjumps a defender during the an internationa friendly in 1965


  • Lev YASHIN (URS)

    Lev YASHIN (URS)

    Football has a long and glorious history, punctuated by innumerable unforgettable moments and illuminated by just as many legendary ...