• Short Summary

    ENGLAND SUPPORTERS CELEBRATED TO THE EARLY HOURS OF THIS MORNING (SUNDAY) AFTER THEIR TEAM'S DRAMATIC WIN OVER WEST GERMANY (BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO) IN THE FINAL OF THE WORLD CUP SOCCER CONTEST, IN LONDON YESTERDAY.

  • Description

    ENGLAND SUPPORTERS CELEBRATED TO THE EARLY HOURS OF THIS MORNING (SUNDAY) AFTER THEIR TEAM'S DRAMATIC WIN OVER WEST GERMANY (BY FOUR GOALS TO TWO) IN THE FINAL OF THE WORLD CUP SOCCER CONTEST, IN LONDON YESTERDAY. AND, IN FRANKFURT LATER TODAY, THE DEFEATED WEST GERMAN FOOTBALLERS WERE GIVEN A TREMENDOUS HOMECOMING RECEPTION.

    IN LONDON'S FAMOUS TRAFALGAR SQUARE, THOUSANDS OF THE SUPPORTERS WHO HAD SEEN ENGLAND'S SENSATIONAL WIN AFTER THE TWO TEAMS HAD DRAWN 2-2 AT FULLTIME AND PLAYED OFF TO WIN IN EXTRA TIME, DANCED AND SANG. DESPITE THE COOL WEATHER, MANY LEAPED INTO THE WATERS OF THE ILLUMINATED FOUNTAINS IN THE EARLY MORNING.

    LATER IN THE DAY, THE WEST GERMANY FOOTBALLERS WERE DRIVEN THROUGH PACKED STREETS. TEAM MANAGER HELMUT SCHOEN AND THE CAPTAIN, UWE SEELER, WERE IN THE FIRST OF A FLEET OF CARS WHICH INCHED THEIR WAY THROUGH THE PRESSING CROWDS.

    WEST GERMANY'S VICE CHANCELLOR HEADED AN OFFICIAL WELCOME-HOME RECEPTION COMMITTEE FOR THE 60-STRONG CONTINGENT. HE THANKED THE TEAM ON BEHALF OF THE WEST GERMAN GOVERNMENT.

    YESTERDAY (SATURDAY), PRESIDENT HEINRICH LUEBKE ANNOUNCE THAT THE TEAM WOULD RECEIVE THE SILVER LAUREL AWARD - THE HIGHEST IN GERMAN SPORT.

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    Film ID:
    VLVABIXHGNQZVRN6LJIFC5ALJLJBX
    Media URN:
    VLVABIXHGNQZVRN6LJIFC5ALJLJBX
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    31/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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