Gordon BanksGordon Banks
, OBE (born in Sheffield, December 30 1937
) is one of the best soccer
goalkeepers in history. He played a major role in the World Cup of 1966, and played in the final
He played with the following clubs:
He was awarded the OBE in 1972, a few months prior to losing the sight in one eye in a road traffic accident.
Banks is also credited with making the best save ever, during the 1970 World Cup in a game against Brazil when Pelé executed a downward header, which somehow Banks contrived to scoop away over the crossbar in the most extraordinary of fashions.