Today his 65th birthday is celebrated by the legendary midfielder of “Spartak” 70-80’s
Yuri Vasilievich played for our team from 1977 to 1985, played 347 games and scored 115 goals, was the best scorer of the championship in 1983 and became the red-white champion of the USSR in 1979, won five silver medals, played for the national team of the country, participated in the World Championships – 1982.
But millions of football fans Gavrilov was remembered above all as a unique dispatcher, an unrivaled master of the last pass. His programs were timely, perfectly accurate, elegant, original, unexpected for competitors and comfortable for partners.
Bundles Gavrilov – Yartsev and Gavrilov – Rodionov are considered in the domestic football benchmark. A significant part of their heads forwards, “Spartacus” was scored precisely with the broadcasts of today’s jubilee.
Konstantin Ivanovich Beskov, who invited Gavrilov to “Spartak”, called him a born raspasovschikom, and the phrase of the great coach “If you do not know what to do with the ball – give it to Gavrilov” went down in history.
FC “Spartak Moscow” sincerely congratulates Yuri Vasilyevich on his jubilee, wishes him good health, happiness, prosperity and victories of his beloved team!