Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore OBE (12 April 1941 – 24 February 1993) was an English professional footballer. He most notably played for West Ham United, captaining the club for more than ten years, and was the captain of the England national team that won the 1966 FIFA World Cup.
Who was the best footballer in 1966?
Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The 1966 Ballon d’Or, given to the best football player in Europe as judged by a panel of sports journalists from UEFA member countries, was awarded to Bobby Charlton, who finished a single point ahead of Eusébio.
What happened to Bobby Moore?
How did Bobby Moore die? Bobby Moore beat testicular cancer in 1964 but he was beaten by bowel and liver cancer in 1993. … He was the first member of the England World Cup winning side to die.
How many of the England 66 squad are still alive?
Three members of England’s 1966 World Cup team are still alive. They are as follows: Bobby Charlton is currently 84 years old. The iconic footballer was diagnosed with dementia late last year, which his wife revealed in an interview with The Telegraph.