BY BRANDON AND CAMERON Contents • • • • • • England scores the winning goal Score Ghost goal Final goal Cup Animations ENGLAND scores the winning goal. Click on picture to view video SCORE With the score level at 2–2 at the end of 90 minutes, the game went to extra time. In the 98th minute, England's Geoff Hurst's shot hit the crossbar, bounced down and the hit the ground either onto or just over the goal line. The referee was uncertain if it had been a goal and had to consult his linesman, who said (using signals as they both spoke different languages) that it was. TV replays failed to prove if the ball had crossed the line, and this goal, known as the 'Ghost Goal', has become part of World Cup history ever since. Hurst completed a hat-trick when he then scored his third goal of the match in the last minute of the match, taking the score to 4-2 and leading to an England victory. This final goal gave rise to one of the most famous sayings in English football, when the BBC commentator Kenneth Wolstenholme described the situation as follows: "And here comes Hurst. He's got... some people are on the pitch, they think it's all over. It is now! It's four!". England won the solid gold Jules Rimet trophy, which their captain collected from Queen Elizabeth II from the royal box.