"Gordon was a fantastic goalkeeper, without doubt one of the best England has ever had".
"Had the pleasure of meeting him a number of times and he was one of the game's true gentlemen, not to mention one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time". Sad for football, Stoke City and for England fans.
One said: "RIP Gordon Banks".
Banks's World Cup-winning team-mate Sir Bobby Charlton added: "Lady Norma and I are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Gordon Banks".
England manager Gareth Southgate said: "I am deeply saddened to hear of Gordon's passing".
'Of course there was THAT save, but its so much more we are mourning today, ' Manchester City winger Sterling posted on Twitter. A true legend and gentleman. "All my thoughts with the family".
"On behalf of everyone connected with England, I send my condolences to his wife Ursula, his family and friends".