Bobby Charlton

As a birthland of modern football, there are many world-class footballers in the long development history of football. Bobby Charlton is just one of them who have made great contributions. All his efforts are the obvious evidence of the great achievements in his playing career. All scenes in England football shirts reminded people how excellent he was.

Renowned for his attacking characteristics, passing ability and long-range passing, he is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballer of his generation. He was born in Ashington, Northumberland, England on Oct. 11, 1937. As a professional midfielder of England, he played an important role in the team, which is the winner of the 1966 World Cup.

In 1956, he accomplished his first appearance at major competition and caught attentions of all spectators. After survived the Munich air disaster, he became a winner of a World Cup medal and Football League title. After retiring as a professional footballer, he turned to be the coach of Preston North End in 1973.