Sir Geoff Hurst makes emotional West Ham tribute on Twitter

Hammers anf England legend will miss West Ham's Upton Park.

Ahead of West Ham United's last ever match at Upton Park this evening, national legend Sir Geoff Hurst has commented fondly regarding his time at the stadium.

Hurst is best known for his hat-trick for England in the 1966 World Cup final, but he was only figuring at the tournament due to his exploits as a West Ham player.

He played 500 games in all competitions for the club between 1959 and 1972, scoring an incredible 242 goals. 

The 74-year-old added a further note of tribute...

This evening West Ham face Manchester United in the Premier League in what promises to be an emotional occasion regardless of the result.

The Hammers have a rich history, of which Hurst is a big part of, but the club have shown enough promise this season to suggest they can create new exciting memories at their new home at the Olympic Stadium next season, even if it will not feel quite the same.

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