Gordon Banks, one of the world’s most famous goalkeepers has handed away at the age of 81.
Banks who died at present Feb 12th was half of the England crew that gained the 1966 World Cup and was credited with making the “Save of the Century” when he denied Brazilian nice Pele at the match 4 years later.
His demise was confirmed by his former membership Stoke Metropolis which tweeted an announcement from his household.
The Premier League in an announcement mourning his demise mentioned, ‘we’re deeply saddened to study of the passing of Gordon Banks, who has died aged 81’.
‘One of the best goalkeepers to have graced the English high flight, Banks made his title with Leicester Metropolis and Stoke Metropolis, for whom he made a mixed 487 league appearances, profitable a League Cup with every crew.
His crowning glory was serving to England to win the FIFA World Cup in 1966.
Banks made 73 appearances for his nation and was a much-loved determine in the recreation, each for his excellence and sportsmanship on the area of play. Our ideas are with Gordon’s household at this troublesome time.