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Igor NETTO

captain

Igor NETTO, Left halfback and Captain, USSR national soccer team, since 1951. Honoured Master of Sport of USSR.

Background

NETTO, Igor was born in 1930.

Career

1946-1950 with junior “Young Pioneers” team, Moscow Stadium. Since 1951 with Moscow “Spartak” first team and began playing with USSR national soccer team. After unsuccessful debut at 1952 Olympics, played with USSR Soccer Team against: Hungary 1954 and 1955, Sweden 1955, West Germany 1955, France 1955, Denmark and Israel 1956.

At 1956 Olympics with USSR national soccer team which won Gold Medal and Olympic Championship. 1959-1960 with USSR national team which won European Trophy and also with “Spartak” team, several times USSR Champions. Among 33 best soccer players in USSR.