English, but certainly world football is mourning his loss Sir Bobby Charlton.
One of the most great players who took out the Island, “gone” from life at the age of 86. In 2020 he was diagnosed with dementia.
He associated his name with the Manchester United on a collective level, being a product of its academies. He played from 1956 to 1973 with the first team, making 758 appearances (with Gigis surpassing him in 2008) with 249 goals.
The Premier League is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Bobby Charlton, one of the greatest players in English football history.
Our thoughts and sincere condolences go to Sir Bobby’s family and friends, and to all at Manchester United. pic.twitter.com/8jMnS3qJIG
— Premier League (@premierleague) October 21, 2023
Won the Champions Cup in 1968three league titles (1956-57, 1964-65, 1966-67) and an FA Cup (1962-63), while surviving the 1958 plane crash.
Of course, he also shone with the England national team, with which he won it 1966 World Cup, in which he scored three goals, having set his signature wide in the semi-final win over Portugal, scoring twice. That year he also won the Ballon d’Or.
It is noteworthy that this is one of the 9 footballers who have managed to celebrate the World Cup, the Champions League, the Ballon d’Or. The rest are Beckenbauer, Miller, Rossi, Zidane, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho, Kaká and Messi.
Source: Sport Fm
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