Sir Bobby Charlton given lifetime achievement award by Torch Trophy Trust

Former England and Manchester United footballer Bobby Charlton in the Royal Box before play on day six of the 2012 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament at the All England Tennis Club on June 30, 2012
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Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton is given a lifetime achievement award for his work with charity the Torch Trophy Trust.

Manchester United legend Sir Bobby Charlton has received a lifetime achievement award by the Torch Trophy Trust for his services to sport.

The United director was handed the honour at the Royal Army and Navy Club in London this week by Princess Royal Anne.

Charlton, who joined the North-West football club back in 1953, became president of the Torch Trophy Trust, which is charity that recognises volunteers in sport, in 1999.

Winter Olympic champion Lizzy Yarnold was also honoured at the ceremony in the capital.

Bryan Robson shakes hands with Diego Maradona before Manchester United face Barcelona on March 21, 1984.
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