SOCCER PLAYER

Lev Yashin

1929 - 1990

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Lev Ivanovich Yashin (Russian: Лев Ива́нович Я́шин; 22 October 1929 – 20 March 1990), nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", was a Soviet professional footballer, considered by many as the greatest goalkeeper in the history of the sport. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lev Yashin has received more than 2,085,255 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Lev Yashin is the 10th most popular soccer player (down from 4th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 29th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Soccer Player.

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  • 71

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Lev Yashin ranks 10 out of 16,923. Before him are Garrincha, Eusébio, Alfredo Di Stéfano, Franz Beckenbauer, Gerd Müller, and Diego Maradona. After him are Giuseppe Meazza, Zinedine Zidane, Cesare Maldini, George Best, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, and Zico.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1929, Lev Yashin ranks 11Before him are Milan Kundera, Bud Spencer, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Jürgen Habermas, Sergio Leone, and Max von Sydow. After him are Grace Kelly, Imre Kertész, Jean Baudrillard, Jacques Brel, Michael Ende, and Frank Gehry. Among people deceased in 1990, Lev Yashin ranks 3Before him are Rajneesh and Greta Garbo. After him are Roald Dahl, B. F. Skinner, Louis Althusser, Ava Gardner, Leonard Bernstein, Alberto Moravia, Norbert Elias, Sarah Vaughan, and Friedrich Dürrenmatt.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Lev Yashin ranks 52 out of 2,688. Before him are E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Boris Pasternak (1890), Andrei Tarkovsky (1932), Rudolf Nureyev (1938), Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), and Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861). After him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Georg Cantor (1845), Rurik (830), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexander Nevsky (1220), and Vasily Zaitsev (1915).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Russia

Among soccer players born in Russia, Lev Yashin ranks 1After him are Rinat Dasayev (1957), Valentin Ivanov (1934), Mordechai Spiegler (1944), Igor Netto (1930), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Andrey Arshavin (1981), Oleg Salenko (1969), Anatoly Tarasov (1918), Viktor Ponedelnik (1937), Slava Metreveli (1936), and Sergei Salnikov (1925).

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