Video: Sir Bobby Charlton – Football Icon

Video: Sir Bobby Charlton - Football Icon

By Andy Hyslop

  • Happy Birthday to a true legend of English football
  • His life has been marked by tragedy and triumph

Sir Bobby Charlton celebrates his 78th birthday today. He is true legend of football not just for Manchester United but also for England.

I’m sure Sir Bobby will celebrate his birthday today by remembering those that have been a big part of his life, who are no longer with him. His life has been marked by tragedy and triumph. I think we all know what both of these are, we don’t to talk about them here.

Lets just celebrate his birthday today by reliving some of those moments in Documentary original aired on the BBC. We see some of the greats of the game talking about Sir Bobby Charlton – Football Icon

Those that played with him or against him eulogise about the skills that Sir Bobby. Scoring outstanding goals that you rarely see. W also stars of recent years talking about, they may have never seen him play but still understand what a great player he was.

Sir Bobby also dreamed of being a footballer. His passion was driven by his mother, who like Sir Bobby was football mad. Sir Bobby came from a family rich in football history.

On his mother’s side. The Milburn’s. Four of his uncles played professional football. And his mother’s cousin was the legendary Newcastle United and England star Jackie Milburn.

Sir Bobby talks about signing for Manchester United, leaning the lessons of football from the great Jimmy Murphy.

Sir Bobby talks about the holy grail of winning the European Cup and everything involved in that journey. Sir Bobby played his whole career at Old Trafford and will forever be remembered as a United legend.

We hope you enjoy watching this great documentary about a great man.

Read more about Sir Bobby Charlton’s Life Here

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