This name uises Eastren/Soothren Slavic namin customs; the patronymic is Ivanovich an the faimily name is Yashin.

Lev Ivanovich Yashin (Roushie: Лев Ива́нович Я́шин, 22 October 1929 – 20 Mairch 1990), nicknamed the "Black Spider" or the "Black Panther", wis a Soviet-Roushie fitbaw goalkeeper, conseedert bi mony tae be the greatest goalkeeper in the history o the gemme.[1] He wis kent for his athleticism in goal, imposin statur an reflex saves.[2]

Lev Ivanovich Yashin
Yashin in 1965
Personal information
Full name Lev Ivanovich Yashin
Date o birth 22 October 1929(1929-10-22)
Place o birth Moscow, Soviet Union
Date o daith 20 Mairch 1990(1990-03-20) (aged 60)
Place o daith Moscow, Soviet Union
Hicht 1.89 m (6 ft 2 12 in)
Playin poseetion Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1950–1970 Dynamo Moscow 326 (1)
Naitional team
1954–1970 Soviet Union 78 (0)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly


  1. "Yashin, Lev Ivanovich". Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 25 June 2008.
  2. "Yashin, the impregnable Spider". FIFA. Retrieved 23 November 2013