Bobby Charlton

1937 - Today

Bobby Charlton

Sir Robert Charlton (born 11 October 1937) is an English former footballer who played as a midfielder. He is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time, and was a member of the England team that won the 1966 FIFA World Cup, the year he also won the Ballon d'Or. He played almost all of his club football at Manchester United, where he became renowned for his attacking instincts, his passing abilities from midfield and his ferocious long-range shot, as well as his fitness and stamina. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bobby Charlton has received more than 3,562,848 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 14th most popular soccer player.

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  • 70.78

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  • 59

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Bobby Charlton ranks 14 out of 13,233Before him are Franz Beckenbauer, Diego Maradona, Gerd Müller, Giuseppe Meazza, George Best, and Zinedine Zidane. After him are Michel Platini, Cesare Maldini, Santiago Bernabéu Yeste, Cristiano Ronaldo, Didi, and Just Fontaine.

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Among people born in 1937, Bobby Charlton ranks 11Before him are Harald V of Norway, Valentina Tereshkova, Dustin Hoffman, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Ridley Scott, and Jane Fonda. After him are Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Renzo Piano, Vanessa Redgrave, Martti Ahtisaari, and Madeleine Albright.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Bobby Charlton ranks 169 out of 5,347Before him are Roald Dahl (1916), Mary Wollstonecraft (1759), Phil Collins (1951), Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (1830), Henry V of England (1386), and William Gilbert (1544). After him are Bon Scott (1946), Ada Lovelace (1815), Mick Jagger (1943), William Ramsay (1852), Thomas Henry Huxley (1825), and Rosalind Franklin (1920).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In United Kingdom

Among soccer players born in United Kingdom, Bobby Charlton ranks 2Before him are George Best (1946). After him are Gordon Banks (1937), Bobby Moore (1941), Stanley Matthews (1915), David Beckham (1975), Bobby Robson (1933), Denis Law (1940), Duncan Edwards (1936), Brian Clough (1935), Kevin Keegan (1951), and Bob Paisley (1919).

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