The famous English former goalkeeper Ray Clemence died at the age of 72. His former club Liverpool announced that at the request of his family.
“ After fighting so hard, for such a long time, he has now found peace and no more pain. We all loved him so much, he will never be forgotten,” said his family. Clemence was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005. He leaves behind his wife, a son and two daughters.
Liverpool called Clemences death very sad news. Between 1967 and 1981, he played 665 matches for the English club, winning three times the Europa Cup I, two UEFA Cup and five national titles. According to experts, he was the best goalkeeper ever in Liverpool and, in his glory, the best in the world. In 11 seasons, he missed only six Reds competition duels.
After his successful period in Liverpool, Clemence was still seven years for Tottenham Hotspur. He played 61 interlands for England. After his career as a goalkeeper, he joined the English Football Association as a coach. In 2013, Clemence retired.