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Biografi: Sir Robert Charlton
Fortelling om "legenden" i Manchester United, Sir Robert Charlton.
Sir Robert ”Bobby” Charlton was born 11 October 1937 in Ashington, England. Bobby is a retired football star who played for both the English national team and Manchester United. As a player of the national team he was one of the players, who brought the gold medal from the world cup back to England in 1966. The same year as England won the world cup; Bobby received the prestigious award “European footballer of the year”. He spent almost his entire career as a professional footballer player in Manchester United.
Manchester United and Bobby
Sir Bobby Charlton came to Manchester United at the age of just 15 in 1953. Charlton was one of Matt Busby's projects, also called the “Busby Babes”. The “Busby Babes” was a collection of precociously talented football players who worked their way through the ranks at Old Trafford (Manchester United home ground), in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Project “Busby Babes” was a plan to rebuild the team after the Second World War. After just 3 years in the club Bobby made his first appearance on the first team against Charlton Athletic. The same season as Charlton made his debut he played 14 matches for the first team and won the League Championship. Charlton's “breakthrough” against Leicester in the FA cup final of 1963 where Manchester United won 3 to 1 and Charlton scored two. This was his first winners' medal after three consecutive finals. Manchester United and Bobby Charlton continued their way towards great glory winning two league championships within three years. After this astonishing success Bobby was awarded with a spot on the national team in the World Cup in 1966. He entered the competition known as “Football Writers' Association... Kjøp tilgang for å lese mer