Gordon Banks

Soccer Player

Birthday December 30, 1937

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace England

DEATH DATE Feb 12, 2019 (81)

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Numerology: 8

About

English soccer legend who played goalkeeper for the famous national team that won the 1966 World Cup at Wembley. He earned 73 caps for England.

Before Fame

He played soccer in the youth leagues, but didn't even consider a professional career after graduating.

Trivia

He was named FIFA Goalkeeper of the Year on six occasions.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Ursula, whom he met while on his National service tour in Germany. 

Associated With

He had one of soccer's greatest saves against Pele in a 1970 World Cup match.