Spurs have given awards to matching recording throughout their time, who is also a member of the Three Lions ‘World Cup winning troops’ 1966
Tottenham and England legend Jimmy Greaves have died at the age of 81.
The former death of the striker was announced on Sunday morning, and tribute quickly poured into one of the most iconic figures in the history of English football.
Greaves has a spell at Chelsea, West Ham and Milan crossed a 23-year-old career, but the best performances were saved for Spurs where it became the top scorer of all time between 1961 and 1970.
What is said?
Spurs confirm through the legend of the club in an official statement on their website: “We are very sad to know Jimmy Greaves’s death, not just Tottenham Hotspur goalscorers but the best snipers ever seen by this country.
“Jimmy died at home in the early hours of the morning (Sunday 19 September), age 81. Football will not see the like anymore.
“We express our sincere condolences to his wife Irene, four of their children, 10 grandchildren and great-grandchildren.”
Heritage Jimmy Greaves in Football
Greaves scored a total of 447 goals during his club’s career, including 220 for Tottenham and 132 for Chelsea, won two FA Cups and the European Cup winning Cup.
The transportation of 41-Gawawa Frontman’s productive in the first division for Chelsea in 1960-61 remained a club record, and he also became the winner of Serie A during his short task in Italy with Milan.
Greaves will also be remembered as a great England, because he managed 44 goals in 57 matches for his country and played a role in their escape to Glory World Cup in 1966.
Telagean for Jimmy Greaves
English soccer star from the past and attended the tribute to Greaves, with Gary Lateker told him “sports giants” and “very likely the largest striker [England] who had been produced.”
Tottenham Captain Harry Kane Tweeted: “Rip Jimmy Greaves. A true legend and one of the great scorers. Mind with family and friends.”
The former Arsenal striker Ian Wright said that he was told to “finish like Jimmy Greaves”, while Cliff Jones reflected ‘beautiful memories’ with his former teammate.