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Former England Goalkeeper and World Cup Winner Gordon Banks Dies at Age 81

Former England goalkeeper and 1966 FIFA World Cup winner Gordon Banks has died aged 81.

The news came via his former club Stoke City on Tuesday:

Stoke City FC

From the family of Gordon Banks It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight. We are devastated to lose him but we have so many happy memories and could not have been more proud of him.

Banks is regarded as one of the Three Lions' all-time great players, turning out 73 times in total for the national team and was in goal for the World Cup final victory over West Germany in 1966, which England won 4-2 after extra time at Wembley.