Eduard Streltsov

1937 - 1990

Eduard Streltsov

Eduard Anatolyevich Streltsov (Russian: Эдуа́рд Анато́льевич Стрельцо́в, IPA: [ɪdʊˈart ɐnɐˈtolʲɪvʲitɕ strʲɪlʲˈtsof] (listen), 21 July 1937 – 22 July 1990) was a footballer from the Soviet Union who played as a forward for Torpedo Moscow and the Soviet national team during the 1950s and 1960s. A powerful and skilful attacking player, he scored the fourth-highest number of goals for the Soviet Union and has been called "the greatest outfield player Russia has ever produced". He is sometimes dubbed "the Russian Pelé".Born and raised in east Moscow, Streltsov joined Torpedo at the age of 16 in 1953 and made his international debut two years later. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Streltsov has received more than 91,794 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 682nd most popular soccer player.

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Among soccer players, Eduard Streltsov ranks 679 out of 13,233Before him are Alessandro Altobelli, Thibaut Courtois, Christian Vieri, Aldair, Marc-André ter Stegen, and József Zakariás. After him are Azeglio Vicini, Herbert Chapman, Olivier Giroud, Marco Reus, Luigi Allemandi, and Isao Iwabuchi.

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Among people born in 1937, Eduard Streltsov ranks 150Before him are Valentin Bondarenko, Carmen Pereira, Andrés Gimeno, Gaston Roelants, Tom Courtenay, and Lois Lowry. After him are Ratan Tata, Giovanni Arrighi, Sami Frey, Armin Hary, Alice Coltrane, and John Hume. Among people deceased in 1990, Eduard Streltsov ranks 88Before him are Attilio Demaría, Gordon Bunshaft, Ronald Evans, Wolfgang Schmieder, Horst Sindermann, and Thorbjørn Egner. After him are Tom Fogerty, Alan Perlis, Samuel Doe, Hans Freudenthal, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, and Venedikt Yerofeyev.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Eduard Streltsov ranks 774 out of 2,050Before him are Otto Hesse (1811), Alexander Mikhaylovich Zaytsev (1841), Sergei Krikalev (1958), Vladimir Kokovtsov (1853), Mikhail Fradkov (1950), and Nikolai Krylenko (1885). After him are Pyotr Lavrov (1823), Ivan Yefimovich Petrov (1896), Georgy Shpagin (1897), Alexander Godunov (1949), Alexey Maresyev (1916), and Konstantin Feoktistov (1926).


Among soccer players born in Russia, Eduard Streltsov ranks 7Before him are Lev Yashin (1929), Valentin Ivanov (1934), Rinat Dasayev (1957), Mordechai Spiegler (1944), Igor Netto (1930), and Sergei Salnikov (1925). After him are Anatoly Tarasov (1918), Slava Metreveli (1936), Denis Kolodin (1982), Oleg Salenko (1969), Viktor Ponedelnik (1937), and Andrey Arshavin (1981).

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