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In Pictures: Career of World Cup winner Gordon Banks

Gordon Banks has died aged 81. Photo: PA

Gordon Banks, England's 1966 World Cup-winning goalkeeper, has died at the age of 81, his former has announced.

Here, ITV News takes a look back at Banks' playing career which spanned 20 years.

Banks made a name for himself in the run to the 1961 FA Cup final, which Leicester lost 2-1 to Spurs. Credit: PA
In 1963, Leicester lost in the FA Cup final again, this time to Manchester United. Credit: PA
Reading the Evening Standard ahead of the 1963 FA Cup final. Credit: PA
Banks made his England debut in 1963 against Scotland at Wembley. Credit: PA
At the feet of Scotland's Denis Law. Credit: PA
The goalkeeper was selected as part of England's 1966 World Cup squad. Credit: PA
England get ready for their 1966 World Cup match against France. Credit: PA
Despite being beaten twice in the final, Banks and England went on to lift the trophy, defeating Germany 4-2. Credit: PA
Walking up to be presented with the World Cup. Credit: PA
Lining up for England in 1968. Credit: PA
Banks saved from the penalty spot to deny England team-mate Geoff Hurst in new club Stoke’s run to winning the League Cup in 1972. Credit: PA
Banks punches clear off the head of Manchester City's Tommy Booth in 1970. Credit: PA
Celebrating Stoke's 3-2 victory against Chelsea in 1972. Credit: PA
Banks was the Football Writers' Association player of the year award in 1972. Credit: PA
He sold his 1966 medal in 2001 for a six-figure sum at an auction to raise money for his family Credit: Toby Melville/PA
Banks was awarded with a statue outside the Britannia Stadium. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA
With Stoke in 2013 as the club celebrates its 150th anniversary. Credit: PA
In the royal box at Wimbledon in 2016. Credit: PA