John Motson, a football commentary legend, was laid to rest in Milton Keynes, with mourners paying homage to the broadcast legend.

Mourners packed the city’s Crownhill Crematorium, including BBC commentators Martin Keown, Mark Lawrenson, and Garth Crooks, as well as Sky Sports veteran commentator Martin Tyler.

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Here’s all you need to know about John Motson- 

John Motson cause of death-

The BBC verified his death, citing a statement from his family. The statement did not identify the cause of death or where he died.

John Motson age-

Motson died on February 23, 2023 at the age of 77, after a career that saw him generally regarded as the voice of football in the United Kingdom. He was born on July 10, 1945.

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John Motson net worth- 

John Motson has an estimated net worth of $11 million.

John Motson wife Anne Motson and son Frederick Motson-

In 1976, Motson wed Anne Jobling. They had a son, Frederick, who was born in 1986, and they resided in Little Brickhill, Buckinghamshire.

John Motson career-

In addition to commentating on 29 FA Cup finals, he worked on 10 World Cups, 10 European Championships, and he started his commentary job with the BBC in 1971. After leaving in 2017, he temporarily returned to radio commentary in 2018 with talkSPORT.

Motson was well-known for his distinctive voice as well as his fashion sense, which frequently included him sitting on the bleachers in a sheepskin coat.

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Just a few days after his passing on February 26, 2023, Gary Lineker said of him: “He was a genuinely wonderful commentator. He was unique, and my generation was fortunate to have him in our lives for 50 years.