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Reds legend Sir Bobby Charlton made his final appearance for United on this day in 1973. We're taking a look back at some of the key moments from his illustrious career:

October 1956 - Makes United debut vs Charlton, scoring twice in a 4-2 win.

April 1957 - Helps Reds win First Division for maiden major honour as a player.

February 1958 - Survives Munich air disaster which tragically claims the lives of 23 people, including eight United team-mates and three members of staff.

April 1958 - Scores on England debut in a 4-0 win away to Scotland.

May 1963 - Plays in third FA Cup final and wins the trophy for the first time as United beat Leicester 3-1.

July 1966 - Helps England win the World Cup on home soil.

December 1966 - Named European Footballer of the Year, receiving the prestigious Ballon d'Or.

May 1968 - Scores twice in European Cup final victory over Benfica as United win tournament for the first time.

November 1969 - Nets his 212th goal for the Reds, overtaking the previous record set by Jack Rowley.

April 1973 - Plays final United game, ending with a then-record 758 appearances (since bettered by Ryan Giggs) and a still unbeaten 249 goals.
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