England World Cup legend Roger Hunt left over £500,000 for the family in his will

England World Cup winner Roger Hunt has left more than half a million pounds sterling for his family.

The 83-year-old former Liverpool striker, who died last September, inherited his £539,110 fortune to his second wife, Rowan.

England World Cup champion and former Liverpool player Roger Hunt left more than half a million pounds for his family

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England World Cup champion and former Liverpool player Roger Hunt left more than half a million pounds for his familycredit: scientific
Sir Geoff Hurst often credits Hunt's speedy celebration of the controversial third goal in the 4-2 final win over West Germany for persuading the referee to allow it.

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Sir Geoff Hurst often credits Hunt’s speedy celebration of the controversial third goal in the 4-2 final win over West Germany for persuading the referee to allow it.Credit: PA: Press Association

Roger scored 18 goals in 34 appearances for his country, including three during England’s impressive 1966 World Cup campaign.

He was part of an attacking duo alongside recent hat-trick champ Geoff Hurst.

Sir Jeff often credits Hunt’s speedy celebration of the controversial third goal in the 4-2 final win over West Germany for persuading the referee to allow it.

Coming from a family that ran a transfer business, he played for Stockton Heath outside the league – now Warrington Town – before being signed with the Reds in 1959.

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A disciplined player, he was booked only twice in his career and was designated an MBE in 2000.

He was buried in Glasbury, Lancaster, where he was born and lived when he died.

He married his first wife Patricia in 1959 and they had two children David and Julie, before he later married Rowan.



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