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International Reds: World Cup winner Hunt

In the summer of 1966, fresh from securing his second top-flight league title with Liverpool, prolific striker Roger Hunt joined clubmates Ian Callaghan and Gerry Byrne in Alf Ramsey's 22-man England squad and won the Jules Rimet trophy.

England's triumph on home soil remains the only World Cup win in the nation's history and Hunt played every game, scoring three goals en route to glory.

In the final, the Three Lions beat West Germany 4–2 in extra time at Wembley, with England's controversial third goal, Geoff Hurst's shot that was adjudged to have gone in off the crossbar, the subject of debate for more than 50 years.... did it cross the line?

Hunt was the closest England player to the incident and his reaction (pictured here) is proof it did, according to hat-trick hero Hurst.

"Roger Hunt wheeled away shouting "Goal!" when his striker's instinct would have been to make sure if he thought it hadn't gone in," Hurst has always insisted. "That's good enough for me."

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