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‘The finest marksman this country has ever seen’: Greaves’ life in pictures

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Jimmy Greaves, legendary Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and England striker, has died aged 81.

Here is a look at his life in pictures.

Mike England and Jimmy Greaves celebrate Spurs' FA Cup Final 2-1 victory over Chelsea with a pint of milk in May 1967
Image: Mike England and Jimmy Greaves celebrate Spurs’ FA Cup Final 2-1 victory over Chelsea with a pint of milk in May 1967
Jimmy Greaves in August 1963
Image: Jimmy Greaves in August 1963
Greaves shoots the ballpast a Mexican defender during the England v Mexico World Cup group match at Wembley Stadium. England won 2-0
Image: Greaves shoots during the England v Mexico 1966 World Cup group match at Wembley Stadium
Jimmy Greaves and his Spitting Image puppet meet at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, at the Television and Radio Industries Club's 1986 TRIC Awards ceremony
Image: Jimmy Greaves and his Spitting Image puppet meet at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, at the Television and Radio Industries Club’s 1986 TRIC Awards ceremony
Jimmy Greaves smiles after collecting his medal presented by Prime Minister Gordon Brown for representing his country in the 1966 World Cup
Image: Jimmy Greaves picks up with World Cup winners medal in 2009 – players not in the starting XI were not initially awarded medals
Jimmy Greaves smiles after collecting his medal presented by Prime Minister Gordon Brown for representing his country in the 1966 World Cup
Jimmy Greaves in action for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in 1965
Image: Jimmy Greaves in action for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in 1965
Jimmy Greaves in action at White Hart Lane
Image: Jimmy Greaves in action at White Hart Lane
Jimmy Greaves practices in August 1966
Image: Jimmy Greaves strikes a ball during training in August 1966
Jimmy Greaves leaps for a ball and scores in Spur's match against West Bromwich at White Heart Lane in December 1966
Image: Jimmy Greaves scores for Spurs against West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in December 1966
Jimmy Greaves shares a slice of cake with Linda the chimpanzee at the PDSA sanatorium, Ilford, in December 1964
Image: Jimmy Greaves shares a slice of cake with Linda the chimpanzee at the PDSA sanatorium, Ilford, in December 1964
Jimmy Greaves makes his way on to the pitch at half time to collect his 1966 World Cup winners medal.
Image: Jimmy Greaves makes his way on to the pitch at half time to collect his 1966 World Cup winners medal.
Jimmy Greaves of Chelsea, 1st August 1957
Image: Jimmy Greaves, pictured in August 1957, started his career at Chelsea
England striker Jimmy Greaves in action during an England training session circa 1966.
Image: Greaves in training for England in 1966. He remains the Three Lion’s fourth top goalscorer of all time
20th May 1967: Joe Kinnear and Jimmy Greaves of Tottenham Hotspur celebrate after beating Chelsea in the FA Cup Final.
Image: Joe Kinnear and Jimmy Greaves celebrate after Spurs beat Chelsea in the FA Cup Final in May 1967

 Sky News

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Written by: Rother Radio News


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Tottenham and England legend Jimmy Greaves 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. Image: Greaves is one of England's best ever strikers In just 57 appearances for his country, Greaves scored 44 times. Advertisement  © Sky News 2021

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