England World Cup hero celebrated with stone on 'Wembley Way'.
Get your place in history - a personalised stone on the new 'Wembley Way' landmark
England’s 1966 World Cup winner Sir Geoff Hurst was honoured at Wembley Stadium on Tuesday afternoon with a personalised stone laid in celebration of the hat-trick hero.
Fans are now being invited to join him on 'Wembley Way'
, a brand new landmark at the Stadium, by creating their own special piece of history.
Speaking at the unveiling of his Wembley Stone, Sir Geoff Hurst said he was delighted to be honoured alongside his 1966 team mates.
"The stone marks one of the greatest days of my life and I encourage fans to remember their own special moments at the iconic stadium, a sporting or music occasion, that has a place in their hearts.”
For the first time Wembley Stadium is giving fans the opportunity to be a permanent part of the venue’s history by laying a personalised stone on 'Wembley Way'
The stones can be inscribed with fans’ special messages, dedications or memories and make an ideal Christmas gift. They will be set in the ground on the stadium’s outside concourse along a number of special panels, each of which celebrate a legendary Wembley event.
Wembley’s stones will transform the walkway surrounding the national stadium creating a stunning new landmark for Wembley where fans will be able to share in the messages and memories of fellow fans from all over the world.
Chairman of Wembley Stadium, Melvin Benn, said: “Wembley is one of the most iconic stages in the world with an unrivalled history of hosting some of the most legendary football, sport and music events. We are delighted to be able to offer fans this opportunity to be a part of Wembley’s history forever.”
Made from the finest grey granite, the Wembley Way stones come in various sizes ranging from 200mm x 100mm for a single stone to 600mm x 200mm for a celebration stone. Larger stones can also feature the England Three Lions crest or Wembley Stadium logo. Prices range from £50 to £495. For further details or to purchase a stone please visit the official Wembley Stadium website here