Nobby Stiles, World Cup Winner has died aged 78 after a long illness. He was suffering from cancer and advanced dementia. Nobby Stiles was a respectful player of England’s World Cup-winning team in 1966. The former Manchester United player has won the world cup winner title in 1996 and became the first English club to win the European Cup in 1968. They beat Benfica in the final that has been played at Wembley.
A statement issued by the Nobby Stiles family that “The Stiles family is feeling sad to inform that Nobby Stiles has passed away peacefully yesterday on 30 October 2020. He was looked after by his family after a long illness. The Family has not revealed further information has requested media for the privacy at this time.
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Stiles was credited for playing a key role in defeating the threat of Portuguese star Eusebio in the 1966 World Cup semi-final. Sir Geoff Hurst has paid a saddened tribute to Nobby Stiles. He is known for hitting hat-trick that helped England to victory over West Germany in 1966 final. He further said, ” Stiles was a Great character, and the heart and soul of the team, he will be sorely missed.”
Nobby Stiles has won 28 caps for England and has played a key role in neutralising Portugal star Eusebio in the 1966 semi-final, before another fine showing in the dramatic 4-2 extra-time win over West Germany. At club level, Stiles has got two English league titles. The 1968 European Cup during an 11-year career with Manchester United. He has participated almost 400 public events before retiring in 1975 for the Red Devils between 1960 and 1971 that was going on to play for Middlesbrough and Preston North End.
He moved into the executives with Preston somewhere in 1977 and 1981, at that point had a brief and fruitless spell in control at West Bromwich Albion during the 1985-86 season. In 1989, United requested that he return as youth group mentor, and he created players, for example, Red Devils legends Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville. Many players around the world have paid a tribute. he has died like a hero of the time. May his soul rest in peace.