Bobby Charlton( football player, midfielder)
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Biography Bobby Charlton
Born October 11, 1937.
Position striker, midfielder
Clubs: Manchester United (1953-1973 gg.), Preston North End (1973-1975 gg.), Both of England.
For England had 106 matches and scored 49 goals.
Achievements: World Champion 1966, 3rd prize-winner of the European Championship in 1968, Cup champion in 1968, 4-time Champion of England (1956-1957, 1965, 1967.) Cup England 1963.
Individual Trophies: Winner of the Golden Ball as the best footballer in Europe in 1966, the best football of England in 1968.
Barely begun, Bobby Charlton's football career was nearly cut short. February 6, 1958, when the plane carrying the Manchester United football team crashed near Munich, Charlton found a hundred meters from the scene tied to a chair. Fortunately, there were no serious injuries, but his mental state after experienced aroused serious concerns. And only an indestructible love of football helped Charlton to overcome the spiritual crisis and return to the field. Football player, he was extraordinarily talented and versatile. He started his left-wing, and played a central striker, and then, when it demanded that the interests of the team, pulled in midfield. And in any position felt very confident. Playing on the flank, showed amazing dribbling, the abundance of deceptive practices and accurate, adjusted to centimeter transfer. At the center forward position showed remarkable "punch" the ability and excellent powerful blows, especially the left. At midfield position to fully develop his organizational skills. The beautiful vision of the field, extremely advanced sixth sense, a deep understanding of the game allowed him, like a chess grandmaster and calculate the combination of a few moves ahead. In a split second he took the best solutions. "Conductor," "brain team", "computer" - the most characteristic nicknames given Charlton journalists. Add to the above, an extraordinary performance and commitment to improvisation, and you get a rough portrait of footballer Bobby Charlton. Only approximate because all of its merits is still not listed. Concluding the conversation about Charlton, one can not mention his kindness, sensitivity, kindness, a gentleman's behavior on the field and beyond. For a long life in football, he only once received a note from the judge, and then in the episode, when he joined for their comrade - Denis Law. All this is not passed by the vigilant eye of UNESCO, who gave in 1973 Bobby Charlton prize "Fair play".