Sir Bobby Charlton, England World Cup winner, and Manchester United legend, has died at the age of 86.
Sir Robert Charlton was instrumental for the “Red Devils” during his playing days with the Manchester-based club. He won three Premier League titles, two FA Cups, two FA Community Shield Cups, and one European Cup title in the 1967-68 football season.
Sir Bobby also won the FIFA World Cup for the English National Team for the first in 1966 with a 4-2 victory over Germany in the final at Wembley Stadium. He also won two Ballon d’Or titles in 1966 and 1968. He also finished second in 1967.
Bobby Charlton helped lead Manchester United’s recovery to become English, then European champions. For decades the club’s record goal and appearance holder, he was a World Cup winner and European player of the year too.
His family said: “It is with great sadness that we share the news that Sir Bobby passed peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning. He was surrounded by his family”
After this sad news hits English football, there will be a minute silence of the Legend in the upcoming league matches in the English Premier League.