Date: 30th July 2019 at 4:45pm
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West Ham United fans on Twitter are feeling quite embarrassed about their club’s tweet about the 1966 World Cup.

It’s been a long perpetuated story by Hammers fans that West Ham were responsible for winning the World Cup for England as a number of the Three Lions’ key men played for the London club.

Hat-trick hero Geoff Hurst, goalscorer Martin Peters and captain Bobby Moore all plied their trade for the London club at the time of England’s World Cup triumph, and since then many West Ham supporters have claimed the victory as their own.

On the 53rd anniversary of the final against Germany, the official club Twitter posted a video of the game’s highlights and captioned it ‘The day we won the World Cup’.

This didn’t go down well with the fanbase as many of them were embarrassed by the tweet.

One fan called for it to be deleted while another said it was cringeworthy.

Here’s what the London Stadium faithful have been saying on Twitter…

 

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