Tiger Fight, November 1 According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, Sir Bobby Charlton’s wife Norma Charlton revealed that Bobby Charlton was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and she hopes Bobby Charlton’s diagnosis can help others.
Bobby Charlton, 83, was a member of England's 1966 World Cup champion and is also recognized as the greatest football player in England history.
Bobby Charlton’s former Manchester United teammate Nobby Styles passed away on Friday. His older brother Jack Charlton also died in July this year. Nobby Styles and Jack Charl Dayton was also diagnosed with Alzheimer's in his later years.
鲍比·查尔顿（Bobby Charlton）的前曼联队友Nobby Styles周五去世。他的哥哥杰克·查尔顿（Jack Charlton）也于今年7月去世。 Nobby Styles和Jack Charl Dayton在晚年也被诊断出患有老年痴呆症。
All three were members of England's 1966 championship team. In addition, Ray Wilson and Martin Peters, who were also champions, died in 2018 and 2019 respectively. Both of them suffered from Alzheimer's disease during their lifetime.
Mrs. Norma Charlton confirmed to The Telegraph that Sir Bobby Charlton’s diagnosis was confirmed, and said that her family was very happy to see the news reported. She hoped that Charlton’s diagnosis would help others people.
This news will strengthen the investigation of dementia as a potential occupational disease in the football field, and require relevant management agencies to reduce the risk of athletes’ head trauma, and provide further support to retired players and their families suffering from dementia.