Rinat Dasayev

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Birthday
13, 1957
Birthplace
Russia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
13, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Russia

About

Russian goalkeeper who was considered one of the best in the 1980s. He helped lead his national team in three World Cup tournaments.

Before Fame

He won the Soviet championship in 1979 and 1987 as the goalkeeper for Spartak Moscow.

Trivia

He was nicknamed The Iron Curtain for his goal-stopping prowess.

Family Life

He was born in Astrakhan, on the Volga River, into a family of Tatar descent.

Associated With

He and Lev Yashin are widely considered the two best Russian goalkeepers of all time.