Ray Clemence’s daughter pays tribute to her father with an incredible montage of family photos and says heaven won an angel after the former England and Liverpool goalkeeper passed away at the age of 72 after a battle with the disease
- Ex-goalkeeper Ray Clemence from Liverpool and England passed away on Sunday
- Clemence died at the age of 72 and was surrounded by his family over the weekend
- His daughter Julie Davis paid emotional tribute to her father on Twitter
- The homage was accompanied by a touching montage of photos and videos
Ray Clemence’s daughter paid an emotional tribute to her father on social media on Sunday after the football legend’s death last week.
The former goalkeeper and English coach died at the age of 72 after battling the disease. The ex-shot from Liverpool and Tottenham has been honored since his passport was announced.
Clemence’s daughter, Julie Davis, posted a video that featured some precious photos and videos of the former soccer player with his family and showed how proud she was of her father.
Ray Clemence’s (right) daughter (right) paid tribute to her late father on social media
The former Liverpool and England shot stopper (2nd right) died on Sunday at the age of 72
The Twitter post read, “Heaven won an angel this morning … My father fought his best fight to the end, but now he’s at peace.”
“Dad, you’ve had your best life and I’ve always been so proud of you. I love you. #YoullNeverWalkAlone #LFC.”
Clemence won three European cups, five league titles, two UEFA trophies and one FA trophy in Liverpool before winning other awards with Tottenham in the 1980s.
The social media post included footage and stills of Clemence (above) with his family
The goalkeeper retired in 1989, but took on a coaching role with the England national team, where he played 61 games during his season.
He was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2005 and in October that year it was announced that he was seriously ill.
Among the high profile faces in football paying tribute to Clemence was Liverpool legend Kenny Dalglish, who played with Clemence at Anfield.
Goalkeeper Clemence was arguably one of the greatest goalkeepers of his generation
Former Liverpool number seven said on Sunday: “We lost a true legend. Clem was a fantastic teammate and great to be here.
“I will never forget how he helped me settle in Anfield. Our thoughts are with the Clemence family. ‘
Former Liverpool midfielder Jamie Redknapp told Sky Sports on Sunday: “A true legend of the game, such a nice man and a very gentle person. An incredible goalkeeper.
After retiring from the game, Clemence took on a coaching role for the English team
‘He was such a brave man, he suffered for a long time. My thoughts go with his family and from all over football. He did it (his job) with so much class. ‘
Ahead of England’s game against Belgium last weekend, Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate added: “He’s been a wonderful servant for England. Not only for two big clubs, but also for England.
“An incredible goalkeeper and he has represented England for a long time and (done a lot of work) behind the scenes at the FA.”