Tributes pour in as football legend dies

GERMAN legend Uwe Seeler has died at the age of 85.

Seeler played in the 1966 World Cup Final against England and scored the equalising back-header past a stranded Peter Bonetti as West Germany gained revenge in the 1970 quarter-final in Leon.

His entire club career was for his hometown team Hamburg and he scored 43 goals in 72 international appearances for Germany.

He also became the first man to score in four World Cup tournaments, before retiring from the game in 1972.

And social media has reacted with a host of touching tributes for the German icon.

One person said: “First Gerd Müller, now Uwe Seeler. I cannot believe it.

“Germany’s GOAT strikers have left this world 😢💔.”

While another added: “The one and only. The Germany and HSV football – legend, Uwe Seeler, has died!

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