Sir Geoff Hurst

News: Sir Geoff in managerial role for Euro2012

Sir Geoff Hurst has taken on a managerial role for the Euro 2012 tournament in Poland.

Roy Hodgson's job is still safe having seen the England team reach the quarter-finals ealier this week but Sir Geoff is continuing to support grassroots football with McDonald's and their own Euro 2012 tournament.

Sir Geoff is in Warsaw to attend the finals of The McDonald's Euro Cup, a five-a-side football tournament featuring teams from across Europe who have been crowned champions in their country.

Over 100 McDonald's employees from across the continent are in Poland to grace the same turf as some of Europe's finest players just a few days after the UEFA Euro.

It is the largest employee football tournament of its kind in Europe, featuring 12 teams from 10 countries who will battle it out to be crowned champions of Europe. Over 650 teams entered the competition from the UK alone at the qualifying stage.

As well as manaaging both the men's and women's teams for the UK, Sir Geoff, in his role as Director of Football, will be at the Warsaw National Stadium to present all the finalists with medals and the winners with the McDonald's Euro Cup.

Sir Geoff Hurst MBE secured a unique place in the history of football when he became the first and, over 45 years later, still the only player to score a hat-trick in a World Cup Final.

Knighted in 1998 and inducted into the English Football Hall of Fame in 2004, Sir Geoff holds a special place in the hearts of football fans and has become an iconic sporting figure across the world.