One of England's few fodboldverdensmestre is dead.
Saturday is the Martin Peters passed away after prolonged illness. He was 76 years old.
the Footballer was a part of the English national team, for the first and only time was the world champion in 1966.
Here played Martin Peters an important role as he scored one of the English goals in the 4-2-finalesejren over Germany. The other three English goal was scored by Geoff Hurst.
the Majority of his career was spent at West ham, who on Saturday announced the death on its website.
'It is with deep sadness that we must announce that Martin passed peacefully away in his sleep early Saturday morning at. 4. A beloved husband, father and grandfather and a kind, gentle and private man,' lýder it in a statement from the family:
'We are broken over the loss, but at the same time so proud of everything he achieved - and we find comfort in the many happy memories we've shared.'
He is the fifth player from the England world champions 1966), has passed away. The other is Alan Ball, Ray Wilson, Gordon Banks and Bobby Moore.
West ham call on his website Martin Peters for one of the club's 'three proud sons', who will stand for ever. The other two are the aforementioned Geoff Hurst and Bobby Moore.
Martin Peters played more than 300 matches for West ham and was once named player of the year in the club, that Saturday has changed its profile picture on Twitter to a picture of Martin Peters.
On the national team, it was yil 67 matches.
Martin Peters leaves a wife Kath, children Leeann and Grant and grandchildren Hannah and Meg.Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 18:00