Bobby Charlton, England legend, reportedly diagnosed with dementia

Bobby Charlton, England legend, reportedly diagnosed with dementia

- Bobby Charlton who won the World Cup with England has been diagnosed with dementia

- Norma who is his wife is said to have revealed the latest development about Charlton

- The 83-year-old also played for Manchester United during his active playing days

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England legend and former Manchester United star Bobby Charlton has reportedly being diagnosed with dementia and he is currently in an hospital undergoing treatment.

Bobby Charlton was among the English players who won the 1966 World Cup beating West Germany in the final then.

According to the latest report by UK Sun, the development about Bobby Charlton was revealed by his Norma who made it clear that her husband is in battle for survival.

The report added that Bobby's elder Jack also battled against dementia before he died.

Charlton played every minute of England's stunning World Cup triumph of 1966 with brother Jack also an integral member of the squad.

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He went on the win the much-revered Ballon d'Or later that year and is widely regarded as one of the greatest footballers of all time.

The 83-year-old also helped Manchester United to win their first European Cup in 1968 as he played 758 games for the Red Devils scoring 249 goals.

Bobby Charlton, England legend, reportedly diagnosed with dementia
Bobby Charlton, England legend, reportedly diagnosed with dementia. Photo by Chris Ison
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Earlier, had reported how Sergio Romero's hopes of leaving Manchester United this month for a move to MLS side Inter Miami has reportedly collapsed and will now have to remain at Man United until January.

The Argentine goalkeeper has been struggling for games at Manchester United and has been hoping to leave Old Trafford on Friday, October 30.

According to the latest report, there was no agreement between Manchester United and Inter Miami which cancelled the deal.

Romero who earns £100,000-a-week at Manchester United is now 4th choice at Old Trafford behind David De Gea, Dean Henderson and Lee Grant.

The 33-year-old was fuming after manager Ole Solskjaer left him out of his Premier League and Champions League squads due to the return of Dean Henderson.

Henderson played on loan last season before he made a return to Old Trafford to become second choice behind David De Gea.

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