Roger Hunt was a member of England’s 1966 FIFA World Cup-winning squad
Former Liverpool striker Roger Hunt, a member of England’s 1966 FIFA World Cup-winning squad, has died at the age of 83.
Liverpool confirmed the passing of Hunt, who is the club’s second-highest goal-scorer of all time with 285 goals in 492 appearances.
The club has said Hunt died peacefully at home following a long illness on Monday (27).
Hunt scored 18 goals in 34 appearances for England, including three goals at the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
He scored England’s second goal in their 2-0 win over Mexico, before scoring both goals in a repeat score-line against France as the group stage of the competition concluded.