Previous
US Pescara
Palermo
2
0
FT
Game Details
Ecuador U20
United States U20
3
3
FT
Game Details
France U20
Honduras U20
3
0
FT
Game Details
Vietnam U20
New Zealand U20
0
0
FT
Game Details
Saudi Arabia U20
Senegal U20
0
2
FT
Game Details
Esteghlal
Al-Ain
1
0
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Al-Ahly
Al Ahli
1
1
FT
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Ranking Africa's Premier League flops

Football
Read

Helmut Haller dies at 73

FRANKFURT -- Helmut Haller, who scored the first goal of the 1966 World Cup final and was one of the first Germans to play in Italy, died Thursday at his home in Augsburg after a long illness. He was 73.

Haller put Germany ahead in the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley Stadium, but England won the title 4-2 in extra time.

Franz Beckenbauer said Haller was one of the "best teammates I've ever had."

Haller, who had been in ill health for several years, won Italian championships with Bologna and Juventus.

German players will wear black armbands in the World Cup qualifier against Ireland later Friday and Haller will be honored before the match against Sweden on Tuesday.

Haller played 33 games for Germany and scored 13 goals.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.