(Photo : Don Morley/Allsport/Getty Images)) UNITED KINGDOM: Bobby Charlton of Manchester United runs with the ball in the course of the League Division One match between Chelsea and Manchester United held on April 28, 1973 at Stamford Bridge, in London, This was his final look for Manchester United as he introduced his retirement after a profession that started in 1956 enjoying 642 video games for the membership scoring 207 objectives.
Manchester United introduced plans to carry a tribute for legendary striker Sir Bobby Charlton, who died on the age of 86 final Saturday, October 21.
The former Manchester United and England participant handed away as a result of issues from dementia.
The crew will honor the late striker earlier than their upcoming residence matches towards FC Copenhagen within the UEFA Champions League on Tuesday, October 24, and their Premier League fixture towards Manchester City on Sunday, October 29.
Charlton performed for Manchester United from 1956 to 1973, taking part in 758 matches and scoring 249 objectives. He was the membership’s all-time high scorer for over 4 a long time till 2017 when Wayne Rooney surpassed his file.
The crew will even observe a minute of silence earlier than kick-off at Old Trafford, the place each video games can be held. A stand contained in the enjoying venue was named in his honor in 2016.
Aside from this, gamers are anticipated to put on black armbands, and wreaths can be laid on the Old Trafford pitch. Further discussions are ongoing about further methods to commemorate Sir Charlton’s life.
Fans supply tribute to England legend
Fans paid tribute to Sir Bobby Charlton over the weekend by laying flowers, scarves, and shirts on the base of the statue devoted to Charlton, George Best, and Denis Law outdoors Old Trafford.
Charlton was part of the England squad that received the 1966 FIFA World Cup, and he was the all-time main scorer of the nationwide crew till 2015 when Rooney additionally surpassed it.
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