1960 European Nations Cup winners - Soviet Union +
Football - 1960 UEFA European Nations Cup - Final: Soviet Union 2 Yugoslavia 1 (a.e.t.)
The Soviet Union team celebrate winning the inaugural European Football Championship with the trophy in the Parc des Princes, Paris.
Back Row (left to right): Lev Yaschin, Igor Netto, Viktor Ponedelnik, Yury Voinov, Givi Chokheli, Valentin Ivanov
Front: Anatoly Krutikov, Valentin Bubukin, Anatoli Maslyonkin, Slava Metreveli and Mikheil Meskhi
The Soviet Unions Aleksandr Karelin on the way to winning his first gold medal at the 1988 Seoul Olympics
Wrestling - 1988 Seoul Olympics - Men's Super-Heavyweight (130kg) Greco-Roman Final
The Soviet Union's Aleksandr Karelin (red) on the way to defeating Bulgaria's Rangel Gerovski (blue) at the Sangmu Gynmasium, Seongnam, South Korea.
It was the first of Karelin's three consecutive gold medals, and he is universally considered the greatest Greco-Roman wrestler of all time
Franz Beckenbauer takes a shot in the final of Euro 72
Football - 1972 UEFA European Football Championship - Final: West Germany 3 Soviet Union 0
West Germany's Franz Beckenbauer and Gunter Netzer (centre) in the Heysel Stadium, Brussels. With their backs to the camera are West Germany's Josef Heynckes (#9) and the USSR's Anatoliy Baidachny (#8)