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Fifa world cup Brazinga 2014: Cup Legend Bobby Charlton

Tuesday, 3 June 2014 - 6:35am IST Updated: Monday, 2 June 2014 - 9:02pm IST | Agency: dna

Bobby Charlton
Date of birth:
October 11, 1937
Position: Attacking midfielder
Team: England
Appearances: 106
Goals: 49

An attacking midfielder who started on the wing and had a crunching shot, Charlton survived the Munich air disaster and over a 27-year career with Manchester United, won three league titles, the FA Cup and the European Cup at Wembley in 1968. He was prolific for the national side. In 1966, when England hosted the tournament, Charlton scored twice against Portugal in the semifinals. He is also England's all-time highest goal-scorer.

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