2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™

12 June - 13 July

2014 FIFA World Cup™

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Sir Bobby Charlton found the net 49 times in 106 appearances for England, and remains to this day the team’s all-time leading goalscorer.

Four of the Manchester United legend’s strikes were spread across the 1966 and 1970 FIFA World Cups™, with his starring role in England’s triumph in the former edition establishing him as one of the era’s foremost talents.

Of the current England squad, Wayne Rooney - currently on 38 goals - is the man closest to Charlton’s record, and Roy Hodgson’s star man will be aiming to move a step or two closer during Brazil 2014.

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