Francis Lee’s Cause Of Death And Net Worth: Man City Legend Dies At 79, What Did He Die Of And How Rich Was He?

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England and Manchester City Legend, Francis Lee, has sadly passed away. We explore the cause of death and net worth.

The former Englishman played for Manchester City from 1967 and 1974. During his 7-year spell with Man City, he won the First Division title, FA Cup, League Cup and European Cup Winners’ Cup.

Francis Lee later returned to Manchester City in 1994 as a chairman. He made over 300 appearances for Manchester City scoring 148 goals.

Following his death, football fans, family and friends have taken to social media to sympathize with the family of the Man City legend.

However, others are interested in the cause of his death and how rich he was.

What was the cause of Francis Lee’s death?

The cause of the death of Francis Lee was cancer. According to reports online, the Manchester City legend died after his long battle with cancer.

He died on Monday 2nd October 2023. In a statement released by Manchester City, the English club paid tribute to their legend and announced his demise.

The statement reads, “It is with the deepest sadness and heaviest of hearts we announce the passing of former Manchester City player and Chairman Francis Lee, aged 79.”

“A Club legend in every sense, Francis made 330 appearances for City, scoring 148 goals. Everyone at Manchester City would like to send their condolences to the friends and family of Francis at this very difficult time.”

“As a mark of respect, flags around the Etihad Stadium and City Football Academy are flying at half-mast.”

Many tributes have come in upon the death of Francis Lee. His former club Bolton Wanderers have paid tribute to him.

They posted, “All at Bolton Wanderers are saddened to learn of the passing of former forward, Francis Lee. The thoughts of everyone at the club are with Francis’ family, friends and loved ones at this difficult time.”

Paul Dickov, a former Manchester player, paid tribute to Francis Lee. He said, “Such sad news to hear of the passing of Francis Lee.”

“A gentleman, a proper football man with a great sense of humour. The main reason I signed for @ManCity with his sheer love for the club & will be forever grateful. Love & condolences to all his family & friends. RIP Mr. Chairman.”

What was the net worth of Francis Lee?

A post from CelebrityNetWorth suggests that the former Manchester player, Francis Lee, had an estimated net worth of $18 million.

The Manchester City legend made most of his earnings from playing football and from his numerous businesses.