Sir Geoff Hurst's 1966 World Cup final shirt goes up for auction

The shirt worn by Sir Geoff Hurst in the 1966 World Cup Final at Wembley Stadium is expected to fetch up to £500,000 at auction on Tuesday.

It is 50 years since his hat-trick in the final secured England's greatest footballing triumph, beating West Germany 4-2.

His red long-sleeved jersey, with the white number 10 on the back and the famous Three Lions badge on the front, was worn by Sir Geoff in the final.

England faced West Germany in the final. Credit: PA

Sir Geoff was awarded a place in the starting lineup in the final after striker Jimmy Greaves was injured earlier in the tournament.

Auctioneers Sotherby's expect the cotton Umbro shirt to fetch between £300,000-£500,000, when it goes under the hammer in London on Tuesday morning.