Gordon Banks

1937 - 2019 (Age 81)


Gordon Banks (1937 – 2019) was one of the greatest goalkeepers in soccer history, leading England to a 1966 World Cup win at home against West Germany. He was named Fifa goalkeeper of the year six times. Banks is remembered for making the “save of the century” against Brazil’s legendary Pele in the 1970 World Cup. Pele thought he had a sure goal on a header until Banks raced to the other side of the net and barely tipped the ball over the crossbar. Pele and Banks became great friends.

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Mr. Banks outstanding career will forever be remembered. He is resting in Gods memory. Please accept my sincere condolences.

Our sincerest condolences to the family,
May the God of all comfort, comfort you all during this time.

My sincere condolences to the family, friends and fans who have suffered this great loss. God will comfort and sustain you during this difficult time because he cares for you. (1 Peter 5:6,7)

Deeply sorry about your loss. May God strengthen and comfort his family. Thoughts and prayers.

My condolences to the family. The impact Gordon had on the game of soccer and the life he shared with others will be his continued legacy . Thank you my friend.

May John 6:40 bring comfort and hope to the family and friends of Gordon Banks during this most difficult time. My heartfelt condolences are with you. D. Hamilton

I would like to express my deepest sympathies for the loss of your loved one, who will be remembered for his athletic ability. I hope you find comfort and help in God during this time of mourning.

Condolences to family and friends.