Capello unveils Ramsey sculpture at Wembley

BY foxsports • November 6, 2009

A sculpture of England's World Cup-winning coach Alf Ramsey has been unveiled by Fabio Capello, the Italian trying to emulate that feat in South Africa next year.

Capello said it was "very emotional" and "magical" taking part in Friday's ceremony at Wembley Stadium.

The surviving members of the 1966 team that beat Germany 4-2 to win England's only major trophy were there to see the permanent memorial in the players' tunnel.

Geoff Hurst, who scored a hat trick in the final, paid tribute to Ramsey at the unveiling ceremony, saying that "I don't think I've ever met someone with as much power with a group of people."

The old Wembley where England won the World Cup has since been demolished and replaced with a modern stadium.


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