He was the world football champion from 1966


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Ray Wilson, a left-wing defender in all six England games since the 1966 World Cup, died at the age of 83. Then was won the only world title from England. The Huddersfield Football Club announced the news today. For most of his career he has played for this club and has not stopped visiting the team, although he was diagnosed with Alzheimer`s disease in 2004. 32-year-old Wilson was the oldest player in a 4:2 success over the Federal Republic of Germany after a run in the final. Wilson has 63 matches for England`s national team in the period 1960-1968 before dropping out of his professional career for knee injury. Ray was a great teammate and a world-class player for many years, and he was also a great friend of mine, we never lost contact, and the loss was huge and I can not describe my grief. so many wonderful memories and in many camps with England`s national team we were in one room and will miss so many people who loved him, said another world champion, Bobby Charlton. `Wilson was a very quick and resolute defender, began playing for Huddersfield in 1952 by combining workouts with jelly workIn 1964 he moved to Everton, where he played for five years and won an English Cup.

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