England’s World Cup-winning goalkeeper Gordon Banks will be one of eight assistants at Friday’s 2018 World Cup draw.
The 79-year-old will line up with Diego Maradona, Laurent Blanc, Cafu, Carles Puyol, Diego Forlan, Nikita Simonyan and Fabio Cannavaro at the Kremlin.
Gordon Banks will be one of eight assistants at Friday’s 2018 World Cup draw
Italy World Cup winner Fabio Cannavaro (left) and former Uruguayan striker Diego Forlan
Banks took time out from preparing for the draw to reveal how he believed Jack Butland is the best man to wear the No 1 jersey for the Three Lions next summer.
Named FIFA’s goalkeeper of the year six times, Banks will be one of the eight ‘assistants’ during Friday’s World Cup draw in Moscow – a famous former player from each of the seven nations to have won a World Cup, as well as one from the hosts.
Speaking to reporters at a preview event on Thursday, the 79-year-old Yorkshireman said choosing…