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charlton, bobby

football (soccer) player and manager who is regarded as one of the greatest English footballers. On April 21, 1970, he became one of the very few players to have appeared in 100 full international matches; from 1957 to 1973 he made a total of 106 appearances for England-a national record at the time.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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