Bobby Moore, English football legend

Bobby Moore, English football legend
Bobby Moore, leader of the West Ham and England in the years 60 (

When we talk about Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore, we are talking about one of the greatest legends of English football. Known by all as Bobby Moore, is considered one of the best defenders in history football. Not in vain, Skin even he said it was the best defender against which had faced.

The main feature of the protagonist of this article was his ability with the ball and to intuit the plays before they happened to anticipate rival strikers. Bobby Moore He was able to cut lots of balls without kicking opponents, in fact, throughout his career, He was booked rarely.

The club of his life was the West Ham United in which he played from 1958 until 1974 and who was captain for more than 10 seasons. In fact, the London club retired the jersey number 6 in his honor something that is not very common in football, let alone in English football. With the spring of Hammers achieved a FA Cup and one Charity Shield in 1964 and the Recopa of 1965.

West Ham United
West Ham FA Cup champion, and the Charity Shield 1964 (Photo: The Sun)

After a lifetime in the West Ham He left three years Fulham (of 1974 a 1977) before seeking the golden retirement, like many other big stars of the era, in the United States where dressed t-shirts Seatle Sounders Y San Antonio Thunder.


Obviously, Bobby Moore It was also an icon in England. Defender represented his country 108 parties being captain 90 occasions, a record he shares with Billy Wright. With him captain the World unique British group was achieved, held precisely on English soil in the year 1966. Photo of Moore He is leading his team and lifting Jules Rimet Cup part of football history.

Bobby Moore 1966
One of the most iconic pictures of Bobby Moore and English football. The title of world champion obtained by England in the World 1966 (Daily Express)

Unfortunately cancer ended the life of our protagonist with only 51 year old. We always remain their parties, photos and films as it is one of the protagonists of 'Escape to Victory’, an essential tape for lovers of football and cinema which is part of the cast alongside other greats like Skin.

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