Who were the scorers in the 1966 World Cup final?
England defeated West Germany 4–2 in the final to win their first and so far only ever title; the match had finished at 2–2 after 90 minutes and went to extra time, when Geoff Hurst scored two goals to complete his hat-trick, the first (and as of 2021, only) to be scored in a World Cup final, with a handful of …
Who scored England goals 1966 final?
The match is remembered for England’s only World Cup and major international title, Geoff Hurst’s hat-trick – the first and (as of 2021) only one ever scored in a FIFA World Cup final – and the controversial third goal awarded to England by referee Gottfried Dienst and linesman Tofiq Bahramov.
Is anyone still alive from the 1966 World Cup?
Only three members of England’s winning World Cup team remain alive. Sir Bobby Charlton is currently 84-years-old. The iconic footballer was diagnosed with dementia late last year, which his wife revealed in an interview.
Is Bobby Charlton ill?
Sir Bobby Charlton has been diagnosed with dementia and Man United have released a statement pledging their support to him and his family. Sir Bobby Charlton’s dementia diagnosis was confirmed just days after Nobby Stiles’ death.
Did Geoff Hurst really score?
A striker, he remains the only man to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final, when England recorded a 4–2 victory over West Germany at Wembley Stadium in 1966. Hurst began his career with West Ham United, where he scored 242 goals in 500 first team appearances….Geoff Hurst.
Would 1966 have gone to penalties?
Another typical feature of English failures at major tournaments over the past 50 years has been losing on penalties, but this was never going to happen in 1966. If Geoff Hurst hadn’t scored twice in extra time and the scores had stayed level, a replay would have been played the following Tuesday evening.