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England World Cup winner George Cohen dies at 83

England World Cup winner, George Cohen has died at the age of 83.

According to reports, the right-back played every minute of the six matches in the 1966 tournament and was England’s vice-captain during the 4-2 win over West Germany in the Wembley final.

Cohen, who spent his entire club career with Fulham FC, won 37 caps for England.

Fulham, who announced Cohen’s death, said: “Everyone at Fulham Football Club is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of one of our greatest ever players – and gentlemen.

“All of our thoughts are with Daphne, his beloved wife of more than 60 years, sons Anthony and Andrew, his grandchildren and extended family, as well as George’s many, many friends.”

In a 13-year playing career at Fulham, from 1956 to 1969, Cohen made 459 appearances for the London club.

Writing by Hadiza Abdulrahman; Editing by Tony Okerafor