- Sir Bobby Charlton has died peacefully at the age of 86.
- Charlton played for Manchester United from 1956-1973.
- He led England to victory in the 1966 World Cup.
Sad news from the football world when Sir Bobby Charlton. Legend of Manchester United and the English national team Passed away peacefully at the age of 86.
Charlton is considered one of Manchester United’s greatest players of all time, scoring 249 goals in 758 appearances between 1956 and 1973, winning the European Cup with The club in 1968, as well as three other Division 1 championships.
He also won the World Cup in 1966 and was capped 106 times for England, scoring 49 goals, holding the record for most goals for them between 1970 and 2015.
“It is with great sadness that we share the news that Sir Bobby passed away peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning,” Charlton’s family said in a statement.
“He was surrounded by family. His family would like to pass on their gratitude to everyone involved in his care and to the many people who loved and supported him.”
“We ask that the family’s privacy be respected at this time.”
Meanwhile, Manchester United also issued a statement saying: “Sir Bobby is a hero to millions of people. Not just in Manchester or the UK. But everywhere there is football around the world.”
“He was admired as much for his sportsmanship and integrity as for his outstanding qualities as a footballer. Sir Bobby will always be remembered as a giant of the ทางเข้า ufabet game.”
“The club expresses its sincere sympathies to his wife Lady Norma, his daughters and grandchildren and everyone who loved him.”