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20/03/1990 Lev Yashin of Dynamo Moscow and the USSR dies

Lev Yashin was a Soviet professional footballer who revolutionized the goalkeeping position by imposing his authority on the entire defense. Yashin suffered from stomach cancer and died, despite attempts to save his life with surgical intervention. He was buried at Vagankovskoye Cemetery as a Soviet Honoured Master of Sport.


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