And that seems a poignant moment for us to reflect on why Gordon Banks is considered one of the greats of English football. The former Stoke and Leicester goalkeeper, who helped England win the 1966 World Cup, passed away today at the age of 81.
- Banks obituary - World Cup winner and the man who denied Pele
- From hauling coal to winning the World Cup - Banks in his own words
- Listen: BBC Replay podcast on Banks' iconic save
- Listen: Sporting Witness podcast on the World Cup's 'Greatest Save'