Bobby Moore was the embodiment of all that was great about English football. Captaining England to glory in 1966 and West Ham United to FA Cup and European Cup Winners victory, he was loved and respected throughout the world as football’s golden boy.
This definitive and authorised biography illuminates the extraordinary story of a sporting hero, from captaining his club West Ham United to glory,to exciting accounts of England’s World Cup triumph and to candid memories of his friendships with Beckenbauer, Eusébio and Pelé. It also reveals the inside story of a life beyond football, updated to include fascinating new material on Moore’s enduring legacy in the years following his tragically premature death.
Award-winning sports writer Jeff Powell, a close friend and confidant to the Moore family, has created a powerful and fitting tribute, honouring the golden era of English football and an exceptional man who captained both his club, West Ham United, and his country to glory.