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Friday, December 9, 2016

Russia 2016 - The 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia - Football Legends




COUNTRY: RUSSIA
ISSUE DATE: 28 October 2016
CIRCULATION: 220 000
STAMP SIZE: 42 x 30 mm
STAMPS DESIGN: S. Ulyanovskiy 








Viktor Maksimovich Bannikov (1938–2001) — A goalkeeper, a coach. Participant of 1966 world cup tournament. Silver medallist of 1972 UEFA European Football Championship.
Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov (1920–2006) — A forward, a USSR national team head coach. Under his leadership the national team won silver at 1964 UEFA European Nations' Cup, bronze at the Games of the XVI Olympiad, and participated in 1982 world cup tournament. He was awarded the FIFA Order of Merit in 2004.
Nikolai Gavrilovich Latyshev (1913–1999) — A fullback, a referee of an international and all-Union category. Member of FIFA Referee Committee and a 1962 world cup final match referee. He was awarded the FIFA Gold Whistle.
Slava Kalistratovich Metreveli (1936–1998) — A forward, a coach. Participant of 1962, 1966 and 1970 world cup tournaments, 1960 UEFA European Nations' Cup holder. Sochi Central Stadium is named after him.
Nikolai Petrovich Morozov (1916–1981) — A midfielder, a USSR national team head coach 1964-1966. Under his leadership the national team participated in 1966 world cup tournament, where it showed its best result.

Igor Aleksandrovich Netto (1930–1999) — A midfielder, a USSR national team captain, a coach. Participant of 1958 and 1962 world cup tournaments, 1956 Olympic champion, 1960 UEFA European Nations' Cup holder.
Galimzyan Salikhovich Khusainov (1937–2010) — A forward, a coach. Participant of 1962 and 1966 world cup tournaments, a 1964 UEFA European Nations' Cup silver medallist.




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