Roger Hunt funeral: Liverpool fans gather at Anfield

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Image caption, People lined the streets arsenic the ceremonial cortege passed Anfield

Liverpool fans person gathered extracurricular Anfield up of the ceremonial of erstwhile England striker Roger Hunt.

Known arsenic 'Sir Roger' to Reds fans, the nine fable died astatine the property of 83 past month.

His hearse paused extracurricular Anfield connected its travel to Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral for a work which begins astatine 11:00 BST.

Hunt is the club's grounds league scorer with 244 goals and was portion of England's 1966 World Cup-winning side.

Reds manager Jurgen Klopp said Hunt "comes 2nd to no-one successful his value successful the past of Liverpool FC".

The guardant won 34 England caps, scoring 18 planetary goals aft making his debut successful 1962 erstwhile Liverpool were successful English football's 2nd tier.

He played successful each crippled of the 1966 World Cup and scored 3 times to assistance England retired of their group.

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Image caption, Roger Hunt made 492 appearances for Liverpool FC

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Image caption, Hunt's ceremonial is taking spot astatine Liverpool's Anglican Cathedral

Born successful Golborne successful Wigan connected 20 July 1938, Hunt signed for Liverpool successful 1958 and made his 492nd and last quality for the nine successful 1969.

Under legendary manager Bill Shankly helium helped the nine retired of the Second Division successful 1962 by scoring 41 goals successful arsenic galore games.

Liverpool past won the First Division successful 1964 and 1966 either broadside of a archetypal FA Cup triumph successful 1965.

Hunt besides had a palmy 3 seasons with Bolton Wanderers aft leaving Anfield successful 1969.

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Image caption, The striker was christened 'Sir Roger' by Liverpool fans

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