Leonīds Ostrovskis

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Leonīds Ostrovskis
Personal information
Full name Leonīds Alfonsovich Ostrovskis
Date of birth (1936-01-17)17 January 1936
Place of birth Riga, Latvia
Date of death 17 April 2001(2001-04-17) (aged 65)
Place of death Kiev, Ukraine
Playing position Defender
Youth career
VEF Rīga
FK Daugava Rīga
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1954–1955 FK Daugava Rīga
1956–1962 FC Torpedo Moscow
1963–1968 FC Dynamo Kyiv
1970 FC Mashuk Pyatigorsk
National team
1958–1966 Soviet Union 9 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

† Appearances (goals)

Leonīds Ostrovskis (Russian: Леонид Альфонсович Островский, Ukrainian: Леонід Альфонсович Островський, Leonid Alfonsovich Ostrovskiy; 17 January 1936 in Riga – 17 April 2001 in Kiev) was a Soviet Latvian footballer player and manager. He was Jewish. [1]


International career

Ostrovskis made his debut for the national team on 18 November 1961 in a friendly against Argentina (he was selected for the 1958 FIFA World Cup squad, but did not play in any games at the tournament).

He played in two World Cups: 1962 and 1966. He was the only Latvian footballer for the Soviet Union in the World Cups.

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