Charlton’s death: From Italy to England, all remember Sir Bobby

Yesterday, Europe sadly mourned the loss of English football striker, Bobby Charlton, who died at the age of 86. Paying tribute to the legendary footballer were nations stretching from Italy to England, and from Spain to Portugal, among many others.

In print and online, newspapers across these nations featured remembrances for the former Manchester United powerhouse and World Cup champion, whose career with England’s national team, the Three Lions, solidified his status as a global football icon.

Details regarding the source and context of these tributes were not immediately available at the time of writing, but the outpouring of commemoration for Charlton solidly testifies to his enduring legacy within and beyond the world of football.

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