The Best Goalkeper Of All Time
Below, Yashin catches the ball before the defender can head it.
Here is what you should know about the greatest keeper
He has won these awards in his carrer:
- He is nicknamed as "The Black Spider" and "The Black Panther".
- He is considered to be the most athletic keeper
- He was from the Soviet Union
- He also played ice hockey
- 1960: USSR Goalkeeper of the year
- 1963: USSR Goalkeeper of the year
- 1963: European Footballer of the Year
- 1963: Ballon d'Or (the only goalkeeper to hold the award)
- 1966: USSR Goalkeeper of the year
- 1967: Order of Lenin
- 1986: Olympic Order
- 1988: FIFA Order of Merit
- 1994: FIFA World Cup All-Time Team
- 1998: World Team of the 20th Century
- 2002: FIFA World Cup Dream Team
- 2000: FIFA World Keeper of the Century
- 2003: Golden Player of Russia
You can find out more about the keeper and watch videos here.
You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any keeper questions.