England’s World Cup football winner Roger Hunt no more

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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.

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