Symbol of Wolves made public the death of the former international midfielder by England
Former footballer Ron Flowers, who was part of the English national team, world champions in 1966, died this Friday, aged 87, announced Wolverhampton, the club he played for throughout his career. The cause of Ron’s death could be his old age and all the problems that come with it.
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Ron Flowers, who was vice president and a legend of the club,” wrote Wolverhampton, a team coached by Portuguese Bruno Lage and in which several Portuguese players line up, on their official website.
The midfielder, who was crowned champion for the “wolves” in 1954, 1958, and 1959, represented the England team on 49 occasions, having been part of the team, led by Alf Ramsey, who in 1966 was crowned world champion, in an edition in which Portugal achieved the best classification ever, finishing in third place.
Ron Flowers played 49 games for England. In 1966, selected by Alf Ramsey, he did not participate on the pitch in the English victory at home but was rewarded with the champion’s medal in 2009.