The England National Team lamented this Thursday, through his social networks, the death of the queen Isabel IIwho was present at Wembley for the 1996 England World Cup Final, where the host team prevailed 4-2 Germanyin overtime, and delivered the Jules Rimet Trophy to the captain Bobby Moore.
It is with profound sadness that we received the news that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II has passed away.
—England (@England) September 8, 2022
“It is with profound sadness that we receive the news of the death of His Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty The Queen will be forever linked with some of our most memorable moments, including the launch of the Jules Rimet Trophy to our winning team of 1966″, reads the statement from the English team.
The British sovereign, together with 96 thousand 924 spectators, testified on July 30, 1966 in Wembleythe most important victory in the history of English football, when the team led by alf ramsey defeated the Germans 4-2 in extra time, after equalizing 2-2 in regular time, a match in which Geoff Hurst scored the “ghost goal” (3-2) discussed to this day.