Sir Bobby Charlton, a legendary name in the game of football, has passed away at age 86. The 1966 World Cup-winning England player represented the Three Lions 106 times and scored 49 goals. He also had a storied career at Manchester United, winning a European Cup, an FA Cup and three league trophies. The England football legend's death was confirmed by a statement from his family, which read, “It is with great sadness that we share news that Sir Bobby passed peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning. We would request that the family's privacy be respected at this time."
Sir Bobby Charlton Dies
It is with a heavy heart that we have learned of the passing of Sir Bobby Charlton.
An integral part of our 1966 FIFA World Cup winning campaign, Sir Bobby won 106 caps and scored 49 times for the #ThreeLions.
A true legend of our game. We will never forget you, Sir Bobby ❤️ pic.twitter.com/Ft9MlutBWm
— England (@England) October 21, 2023
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