Sunday, December 13, 2015
THE GREAT GORDON BANKS SAYS HE IS FIGHTING KIDNEY CANCER.
The great Gordon Banks who was the goalkeeper for England in the 1966 and 1970 world cups. He is also the only goalkeeper from England to win the F.IF.A world cup. In the 1970 world cup in Mexico he is said to have made the saves of all time, a header by the great Pele , which Gorda Banks banks clawed above the bar . Ten years ago he lost his first kidney to cancer . But now doctors have told him that he may very well lose his other active kidney to cancer, so he is now taking very strong chemotherapy tablets , which has given him side affects swelling on the legs. He is married and is 77 years old , with two daughters, one has volunteered to donate one of her kidneys. But the big question is will it match after all, mind you he is seventy seven years old. He was a;so considered the heaviest goalkeeper ever. He was forced to retire from being a goalkeeper as he lost a eye in a accident.