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George Cohen Died: Player Of England 1966 World Cup Winner



George Cohen Died

Todays I am going to share about legend English Football player George Cohen died on 23 December 2022.  He was the part of  1966 FIFA World Cup final, That time one of the most controversial moments in sport’s history happened in the 101st minute of the final between England and West Germany.

A piece of internet news is spreading fast. Geoff Hurst, who was his hero in the 1966 England World Cup It contains the following: his England team-mate. His friend, Geoff Hurst, paid tribute to him by writing a post in his honor. We will discuss them both, the cause of his passing, as well as many other topics in this article.

England 1966  FIFA World Cup Winner George Cohen Died

George Cohen, 83, is now dead. He was a legendary full back. He was an integral part of England’s 1966 World Cup victory. Cohen represented England 37 times during his Fulham career. He made his debut in 1964 against Uruguay. In 1966’s World Cup final, he was elected vice-captain. England defeated West Germany 4-2 in extra time.

Fulham legend, Sir Alf Ramsey’s first choice full-back, was him. He scored a crucial goal against Portugal in his final game with the Three Lions. Cohen retired from playing and became a Fulham youth coach. Later, Cohen became a fundraiser to support dementia research.

George Cohen Died

Cohen was diagnosed in 1976 with bowel cancer. Cohen was diagnosed with bowel cancer in 1976. The disease ravaged his body and he suffered from the illness for 14 years. He was honored with a statue outside Craven Cottage and a club lounge was named after him. He was also the coach of Fulham Under-23s. Cohen was granted the freedom to play for Hammersmith & Fulham. He and his wife then moved to Chessington, Worcester Park.


Cohen was praised by Fulham on Twitter and named the club’s attacking full-back. The club also claimed that they bought the World Cup-winning Medal for PS80,000 in 1998. Cohen’s career was ended when he suffered a knee injury in his 29th birthday. However, he is still a part Fulham’s history. He was also the only player to make over 400 Fulham appearances, in addition to his World Cup victory.

Geoff Hurst, who was his hero in the 1966 England World Cup, paid tribute to him. There are many friends and others paying tribute to him. George was his England World Cup winning teammate and he expressed his affection for him as a close friend. In a post, he said that he was a wonderful man and we always feel his loss. He was diagnosed with cancer after 11 years of England’s victory. His teammate Bobby Moore lost the battle against the disease.

Who Was George Cohen?

George Reginald Cohen, 83, was born in Kensington, London on 22 October 1939. He died on 23 December 2022. He was an English professional footballer who played as a right back. While he is best known for his 1996 World Cup win with England, he also spent the entirety of his professional career at Fulham.

He joined in 1956 as a one-club player and was an active footballer. He played many of game for England that time he more famous all over world. George Hurst pays tribute to him as England team-mate, and shares his love for him via a social media post. Many people are also tributing to him, and the news about his friend tributing is a top-rated social media post.

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