Liverpool: Roger Hunt, the striker of England’s World Cup winning football team and one of the highest goalscorer for Liverpool, has died. He was 83 years old. The Liverpool club gave information about this by tweeting. Apart from this, the club also told that he was running ill for a long time.
England had won the World Cup
He was also part of the England team that defeated West Germany 4-2 in the final in 1966. This is England’s only World Cup title. He scored three goals in six matches of the tournament. Liverpool told about Hunt that he died on Monday after a long illness. He is Liverpool’s second highest goal scorer. He has scored 285 goals in 492 matches for this club. He was part of the Liverpool team that won the league title in 1964 and 1966.
We are mourning the passing of legendary former player Roger Hunt.
The thoughts of everybody at Liverpool Football Club are with Roger’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time.
Rest in peace, Sir Roger Hunt 1938 – 2021.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) September 28, 2021
club expressed grief
Liverpool have mourned the death of Roger. In a tweet, Liverpool said, ‘We are mourning the passing of former legend Roger Hunt. Liverpool Football Club are with Roger’s family and friends at this sad and difficult time. Let us tell you that Roger was born in 1938.
greatest player of his time
Roger Hunt was one of the greatest players of his time. He was dominated all over the world for his goal-scoring ability. It is not common for a big club like Liverpool to be among the top goalscorers. Today, the whole world and fans are in mourning on the departure of this legendary player. Hunt will always be remembered in the football world.