England mourns around 1966
The football motherland England mourns for one of his biggest strikers. Jimmy Greaves, World Champion of 1966 and Club Icon of Tottenham Hotspur, died on Sunday morning at the age of 81 years. That said the SPURS.
The club showed extremely sad about the death of his record hunter. For the Three Lions Greaves achieved proud 44 goals in 57 international matches. At the 1966 World Cup, he was used in all three group games, but lost his regular place injury due to the later final heroes Geoff Hurst.
Still during his career, Greaves had to fight with great alcohol problems. I completely lost the 1970s, he said once, from 1972 to 1977 I was drunk throughout. In 1980 he was farewell to the active football and reorganized itself as a popular expert. Since a stroke of 2015 he was sitting in a wheelchair.
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Greaves made a name for himself at FC Chelsea, where he met 132 times between 1957 and 1961 in 169 inserts. After a brief guest match at the AC Milan, he closed the Spurs. His impressive balance there: 266 goals in 379 play. With the European Cup of the Cup winner 1963 Tottenham won Greaves as the first English club a European Cup competition.