Anatoli Ilyin

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Anatoli Ilyin
Personal information
Full name Anatoli Mikhailovich Ilyin
Date of birth (1931-06-27)27 June 1931
Place of birth Moscow, USSR
Date of death 10 February 2016(2016-02-10) (aged 84)
Place of death Moscow, Russia
Playing position Striker
Youth career
1945 Pischevik Moscow
1946–1948 Trudovye Rezervy Moscow
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1949–1962 FC Spartak Moscow 224 (83)
National team
1952–1959 Soviet Union 31 (16)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Anatoli Mikhaylovich Ilyin (Russian: Анатолий Михайлович Ильин; 27 June 1931 − 10 February 2016) was a Soviet Russian footballer.[1]


International career[edit]

He earned 31 caps and scored 16 goals for the Soviet Union from 1952 to 1959. He earned an Olympic gold medal at the 1956 Summer Olympics, scoring the game-winning goal of the Gold Medal match, and also participated in the 1958 FIFA World Cup.

Also was the author of the first goal in the history of Cups and European Championships, scoring a goal 4 minutes into the game against Hungary.[2]


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