Jimmy Greaves: Tottenham Hotspur and England legend’s life in pictures
Written by Hitmix News on 19 September 2021
Jimmy Greaves, legendary Tottenham Hotspur, Chelsea and England striker, has died aged 81.
Here is a look at his life in pictures.
Image: Mike England and Jimmy Greaves celebrate Spurs’ FA Cup Final 2-1 victory over Chelsea with a pint of milk in May 1967 Image: Jimmy Greaves in August 1963 Image: Greaves shoots during the England v Mexico 1966 World Cup group match at Wembley Stadium Image: Jimmy Greaves and his Spitting Image puppet meet at the Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London, at the Television and Radio Industries Club’s 1986 TRIC Awards ceremony Image: Jimmy Greaves picks up with World Cup winners medal in 2009 – players not in the starting XI were not initially awarded medals Image: Jimmy Greaves in action for Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane in 1965 Image: Jimmy Greaves in action at White Hart Lane Image: Jimmy Greaves strikes a ball during training in August 1966 Image: Jimmy Greaves scores for Spurs against West Bromwich Albion at White Hart Lane in December 1966 Image: Jimmy Greaves shares a slice of cake with Linda the chimpanzee at the PDSA sanatorium, Ilford, in December 1964 Image: Jimmy Greaves makes his way on to the pitch at half time to collect his 1966 World Cup winners medal. Image: Jimmy Greaves, pictured in August 1957, started his career at Chelsea Image: Greaves in training for England in 1966. He remains the Three Lion’s fourth top goalscorer of all time Image: Joe Kinnear and Jimmy Greaves celebrate after Spurs beat Chelsea in the FA Cup Final in May 1967