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He would've been a superstar in the Premier League - Denis Law celebrates Sir Bobby Charlton's 80th birthday

Manchester United legend Denis Law shares his memories of Sir Bobby Charlton, who is 80 today, describing him as "one of the greatest players the game has ever seen."


Happy 80th Birthday Sir Bobby Charlton: World Cup winner and Manchester United legend.

Sir Bobby Charlton celebrates his 80th birthday today Credit: PA

Manchester United legend Bobby Chorlton turns 80 today.

He played an integral role in England's 1966 World Cup victory. He'd survived the 1958 Munich air disaster which killed a number of his Busby Babes team-mates.

Bobby Charlton who played in the 1966 England World Cup winning team Credit: PA
The 1966 England World Cup winning squad Credit: PA
The Manchester United Trinity. Denis Law with George Best (left) and Sir Bobby (right) Credit: PA

Sir Bobby's former team mate Denis Law is leading the tributes.

Sir Bobby unveils plans for new football exhibition

Sir Bobby Charlton Credit: National Football Museum/Jon Super

Sir Bobby Charlton has unveiled plans for the world’s first Football Walk of Fame, a permanent ‘free to view’ tribute to the global icons of international football at the National Football Museum.

Among the first to be immortalised will be the members of the 1966 England team as part of the Museum’s 50th anniversary celebrations in Summer 2016.

Sir Bobby Charlton Credit: National Football Museum/Jon Super


Lost footage of Man United legend Bobby Charlton

The lost footage of Man United legend Bobby Charlton celebrating his World Cup triumph has been rediscovered.

Nearly 50 years on, this discovery shows Bobby and Jack Charlton getting mobbed by fans on their return to their hometown of Ashington in the North East.

Salford street in honour of Manchester United legend

Sir Bobby Charlton has opened a street in Salford after one of his Busby Babe team mates.

Sir Bobby Charlton opened Scanlon Lane together with Albert's family.

The road in Pendleton has been named Scanlon Lane, after former Manchester United player Albert, one of the survivors of the Munich Air Disaster.

Albert's family helped Sir Bobby open the road, which is part of a £650-million regeneration project in Pendleton.