World Cup-winning England goalkeeper Gordon Banks dies at 81 Gordon Banks, the World Cup-winning England goalkeeper who was also known for blocking a header from Pele that many consider to be the greatest save in soccer history, has died. His stylishly trimmed stubble adds a dash of gravitas to his persona. Jol, remember, was badly at fault in the recent England vs. The meeting of the last two champions was a comple The image of the always cool Nakata seated on the pitch following Japan's elimination, weeping, is remembered by nearly all Japanese. Japan Roma, Parma During his stint in Italy, the Japanese midfielder not only honed his footballing skills but also picked up style tips. Marinos won in a penalty shootout.
However, before we point the finger at Japanese referees, it is worth noting that their European counterparts are not all beyond reproach.
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Will be displayed Will not be displayed Will be displayed. AS Roma must have been laughing all the way to the bank after making a mint off Nakata in merchandizing revenue and then selling the midfielder in July for the sort of silly money that gives soccer a bad name. Sweden Arsenal, Celtic Freddie who, you ask? But it was a super fashion statement and was quite a rage among Colombian youth in the s. Also known for his impatience with the swarming and incestuous Japanese media, Nakata was a bright and incisive athlete.
From fancy and colourful hairdo to modelling Calvin Klein underwear, Nakata has been a trendsetter. A word in your shell-like, Hide. Prejudice has no place in sport. The meeting of the last two champions was a comple Of course, officiating problems exist in England, Spain and Italy, too, so finding a quick fix is as likely as Beckham signing for Vissel Kobe. Jol, remember, was badly at fault in the recent England vs. Finally, thanks to Nik Barbet of Oltingue, France for spotting the deliberate mistake in my last column and pointing out cuckoo clocks actually come from the Black Forest.