1 – Martin Peters’ goal in the 1966 World Cup final was his first competitive strike for England. Moment. #worldcup1966 10 hours ago

1 – Geoff Hurst is the only player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup final. Knighted. #worldcup1966 https://t.co/BmZrlrCczW 12 hours ago

64 - Bobby Moore made more successful passes than anyone else in the 1966 World Cup final. Captain. #worldcup1966 https://t.co/02uLR2M3VY 14 hours ago

31% - New @OfficialWolves boss Walter Zenga won just 22 of 70 Serie A games combined as manager with Catania, Palermo and Sampdoria. Test. 15 hours ago

6 – Alan Ball created six goalscoring chances in the 1966 World Cup final (one assist); more than any other Englishman. Hub. #worldcup1966 16 hours ago

77 – There were 77 shots in the 1966 final, 25 more than in any World Cup final since then. Action. #worldcup1966 https://t.co/sneT9SIbBp 18 hours ago

75% - Three of Geoff Hurst’s four goals in the 1966 World Cup came in the final. Stage. #worldcup1966 19 hours ago

38 - Only Jermain Defoe (43) was caught offside more often than Bafétimbi Gomis in the PL last season. Adjudged. https://t.co/v8nNb6OfQf 29 Jul

102 - No other French current player has scored more goals in Ligue 1 than Bafétimbi Gomis (102). Olympic. https://t.co/peOlTfwrtn 29 Jul

108 – Sergio Aguero has the best mins/goal ratio in PL history (10+ goals), averaging one every 108 mins. Machine. https://t.co/8SrbrTPCHa 29 Jul

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