Shock for football world and fans as England legend dies

Former English football player Trevor Francis, Britain’s inaugural £1m player, has passed away at the age of 69.

Francis played a crucial role in aiding Brian Clough’s Nottingham Forest to clinch the European Cup in 1979.

In a statement issued to the media, his family announced: “Trevor Francis passed away at the age of 69. He suffered a heart attack at his apartment in Spain this morning. This news has come as a tremendous shock to everyone, and we are all deeply saddened. Not only was he a legendary footballer, but he was also an exceedingly kind individual.”

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