1966 World Cup
11th - 30th July 1966.
England and West Ham United captain Bobby Moore hoisted on the shoulders of his team mates holds aloft the Jules Rimet trophy. This famous image captures England's memorable 4 - 2 victory over West Germany in the 1966 World Cup final at Wembley Stadium. England's goals were scored by West Ham United's Martin Peters and Geoff Hurst whose hat trick made him a footballing legend. It was a defining moment for both England and West Ham United.
Sculpture by Philip Jackson. Unveiled by HRH the Duke of York CVO ADC on 28th April 2003.
The statue is surrounded by the names of the English winning team.