England World Cup winner Martin Peters has died at the age of 76, his former club West Ham United announced on Saturday.
Peters was part of England's 1966 World Cup-winning side and scored in the final against West Germany.
"It is with profound sadness that we announce that Martin passed away peacefully in his sleep at 4 a.m. this morning," a statement from his family posted on West Ham's website said.
We are deeply saddened to hear the news of the passing of club legend Martin Peters. https://t.co/69IazGy1ZW— West Ham United (@WestHam) December 21, 2019
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