The players from Sheffield United and Manchester United honored the late England World Cup winner Bobby Charlton prior to their Premier League match on Saturday.
The 49-goal international midfielder Charlton “passed peacefully in the early hours of Saturday morning,” according to his family. Charlton was 86 years old.
In addition to playing a significant role in England’s World Cup victory in 1966, Charlton was also a very successful club player for United, who in 1968 became the first English side to win the European Cup.
At Bramall Lane, United captain Bruno Fernandes placed a wreath, and an image of Charlton appeared on a huge screen.