John Charles on postage stamp

Former Welsh international John Charles is featured on a new set of stamps marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Football Association. Charles, who died in 2004, is considered one of Wales' greatest ever footballers.

Welsh football legend John Charles appears on FA postage stamps

Former Swansea City player Gary Richards is now a postman Credit: Royal Mail

Former Welsh international John Charles is featured on a new set of stamps marking the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Football Association.

Charles, who died in 2004, is considered one of Wales' greatest ever footballers.

The stamp set celebrates 11 of the greatest football heroes from across the UK, with the players depicted in their home nation strip:

John Barnes (England); Gordon Banks (England); George Best (Northern Ireland); John Charles (Wales); Bobby Charlton (England); Jimmy Greaves (England); Kevin Keegan (England); Denis Law (Scotland); Dave Mackay (Scotland); Bobby Moore (England) and Bryan Robson (England).