Sir Bobby Charlton at 80: His career in numbers
A look back at Sir Bobby Charlton's illustrious football career in numbers as the former Manchester United footballer turns 80.
Happy Birthday, Sir Bobby Charlton!
Sir Robert Charlton was born on October 11, 1937, and he is widely known as a midfielder for the Manchester United football club, where he was playing from 1956 until 1973. He has 606 appearances for the United, and he scored 199 for the team!
Charlton also has more than a hundred appearances for England's national team, for which he scored a total of 49 goals.
Charlton also played for the: Preston North End (1974-1975), Waterford (1976), Newcastle KB United (1978), Perth Azzurri (1980) and for the Blacktown City (1980).
He also managed two football teams in his career: Preston North End and Wigan Athletic.
Charlton even survived a plane accident in Munich, in the 1958, and it made a scar on his career, as he was unable to play for a while, being under a shock.
In 2011, Charlton was voted the 4th greatest Manchester United player of all time!