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In 1966 he won the World Cup, four years later he makes the most astonishing save ever, leading to a friendship with Pele, who is today leading the tributes. Food poisoning ruled him out of the match against West Germany.
Friendly, indefatigable and proud, Banks was above all else a decent man.