Roger Hunt, 1966 world champion soccer player, has died

Former Liverpool FC and England national team player Roger Hunt died after a long illness at 84-years-old. It is reported by the press service of Liverpool FC.

As told in the team, the former athlete died at home on September 27. Funeral date is not specified.

Roger Hunt became Liverpool FC’s second all-time leading scorer. He managed to score 285 goals in 492 games.

Hunt made his debut in a match against Scanthorpe United in September 1959. Then the team defeated Hunt opponents with a score of 2:0, the footballer distinguished himself with a goal.

With the club Hunt twice became champion of England, once – the owner of the Cup and the Super Cup. As part of the England team Hunt won the World Cup in 1966.