Jimmy Greaves: Tottenham Hotspur and England legend dies aged 81

Tottenham Hotspur and England legend Jimmy Greaves has died aged 81.

During an illustrious playing career, the striker scored 382 times in 579 club appearances.

Greaves was part of England’s 1966 World Cup winning squad, and remains fourth on the Three Lions’ all-time top goalscorer list.

In just 57 appearances for his country, Greaves scored 44 times.

The Tottenham Hotspur Supporters Trust were among those that paid tribute, tweeting: “Terribly sad news. The greatest goal scorer of all time. On behalf of the Trust and our members, sincere condolences to Jimmy’s family, friends and former colleagues. Rest in peace.”

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