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Gordon Banks


British soccer legend who played goalkeeper for the well-known national group that earned the 1966 Globe Glass at Wembley. He performed soccer within the youngsters leagues, but didn’t also look at a professional profession after graduating. He was called FIFA Goalkeeper of the entire year on six events. He previously three children along with his wife Ursula, whom he fulfilled while on his Country wide provider tour in Germany. He previously among soccer’s greatest helps you to save, against Pele within a 1970 World Glass match.

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Full Name Gordon Banks
Date Of Birth December 30, 1937
Place Of Birth England
Height 1.85 m
Weight 83 kg
Profession Soccer Player
Nationality British
Spouse Ursula Banks
Children Wendy Banks, Julia Banks, Robert Banks
Nominations BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award
Movies Y Los Dioses Jugaron Fútbol, México 70
Star Sign Capricorn

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1He was awarded the OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) in the 1970 Queen's Honours List for his services to Association Football.
2Former England international goalkeeper.
3FIFA World Cup winner in 1966.
4Competed in the FIFA World Cups of 1966 and 1970.
5Replaced as Leicester City FC goalkeeper in 1967 by 17-year-old Peter Shilton, who would also succeed Banks as an England goalkeeper in the 1970s.



Wimbledon2016TV SeriesHimself - Spectator
World Cup 1966: Alfie's Boys2016TV Movie documentaryHimself
My Brother Marvin2012DocumentaryHimself
Golden Goal2010TV SeriesHimself
ESPN SportsCentury2004TV Series documentaryHimself
Renford Rejects1999TV SeriesHimself
A Touch of Frost1996TV SeriesHimself
This Is Your Life1972-1992TV Series documentaryHimself
Eusébio: Um jogador de todos os tempos1992DocumentaryHimself - Interviewed
Summer of '661986TV SeriesHimself
Na sowas!1986TV SeriesHimself
Hindsight1986TV Series documentaryHimself

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Wags of '662011TV Movie documentaryHimself
The 60s: The Beatles Decade2006TV Series documentaryHimself
Who Stole the World Cup?2006TV Movie documentaryHimself
Pelé Eterno2004DocumentaryHimself
Manchester United: The Official History 1878-20022002Video documentaryHimself (1963 FA Cup Final)
The Story of Football2002Video documentaryHimself -1963 Centenary Celebration, 1970 World Cup
Kicking & Screaming1995TV Series documentaryHimself
Match of the Seventies1995TV SeriesHimself
20 Jahre Fußball WM1990Video documentaryHimself
Summer of '661986TV SeriesHimself
Till Death Us Do Part1968Himself - England team member (uncredited)
Goal! The World Cup1966DocumentaryHimself

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