English painter painted black-and-white photo of legend of the Soviet football

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English artist George Chilvers painted black and white pictures with the players and coaches of the USSR national team on football. Photos published on the website of the national Russian team in Instagram.

C such a request to Chilvers addressed SMM-managers of the Russian football Union (RFU), and the Englishman agreed. Among became colored a picture of Lev Yashin, Nikita Simonian, Konstantin Beskov, as well as the USSR national team at the tournament in Germany in 1927.

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Yashin — the legendary football player of Dynamo Moscow, along with the blue and white he is five time champion of the USSR. With national team goalkeeper won Euro 1960 Olympics in 1956. Yashin is the only goalkeeper in history, became the owner of “Golden ball”.

Beeskow as a player also played for “Dynamo”, and then coached the blue and white, Spartak Moscow, the USSR national team. To his credit, is silver of the European championship 1964 bronze Olympics-1980, as well as two League title with the red-and-white.

Simonyan most of his career he played for “Spartak”, is the top scorer in the club’s history, four-time champion of the USSR both as a player and three as a coach. As a player, won the gold medal of the Olympics-1956. Now Simonyan, who in October had reached the age of 93, occupies the position of first Vice-President of the RFU.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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