On Tuesday, England’s famous goalkeeper Gordon Banks passed away at the age of 81. Stoke City, the former club of Mr. Bank announced the news. When England won the World Cup in 1996, Gordon was the goalkeeper. He is best known for his wonder save a goal by Brazilian great Pele in the 1970 World Cup.
His family confirmed the news of his death saying that he had passed away in his sleep. “It is with great sadness that we announce that Gordon passed away peacefully overnight,” his family said.
“We are devastated to lose him but we have so many happy memories and could not have been more proud of him,” they added.
Gordon Banks had unfortunately lost his one eye in a car accident in 1972. The 77-year-old Geoff Hurst who scored a hat-trick in the 4-2 win over West Germany in the World Cup final at Wembley tweeted, “Very sad to hear the news that Gordon has died. One of the very greatest,” showing his respect and gratitude.
“Thinking especially of Ursula, Julia, Wendy, and Robert. Sad for football, Stoke City and for England fans. Will be very sadly missed,” he added.
England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling was among the first to pay tribute, tweeting: “Of course there was that save, but it’s so much more we are mourning today. RIP Gordon Banks. England legend, your legacy will live on.”
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