Bobby Moore Is the best English footballer of all time? The question seems crazy, grandiloquent somewhat more when it comes from a country that has given the likes of Bobby Charlton, Gordon Banks, Paul Gascoigne, Alan Shearer, Ian Wright o Gary Lineker. Especially when many of the younger ones do not even have a single figure who is Moore. As well, when they finish reading the article probably will still not be clear if the best English player ever, but at least they have an idea of the kind of legend that was Moore.
Because Bobby Moore captained England winning the World 66, the man who appears shoulders with the world cup in hand on a crowded Wembley. It is also the person who has a statue in his honor in full football Cathedral is the man who along with Ian Wright more times has captained the Anglo selection.
A myth, a genius of the balloon with Beckenbauer and Elias Figueroa fight for the title of best defense in history. Because Moore was defense, central, for more signs and magnificent to give any more information. Elegant, sober, secure with a spectacular long pass and an excellent vision of the game, Bobby was not the central classic short advanced enemy entries based hard. Rather, otherwise, with fine maneuvers rarely ended in yellow.
An institution which played West Ham 16 years to complete 544 encounters that resulted in an FA Cup 1964 and Recopa of Europe 1965, their only wins at club level and possibly the great Achilles heel of his career that prevents it from being recognized more internationally than it was.
Although it would be, definitely, his career in England which led him to the footballing altars and would be worth to receive the Medal of Merit Order of the British Empire and to enter the Hall of Fame of British football as well as being Personality of the Year BBC 1966. Because with the Pross rise as we have previously noted the only English World Cup victory leaving behind the likes of Pele and Beckenbauer. curiously, two of the personalities who best defined the great Moore: “a gentleman and the best defender I played with” (dixit Pele), “the central best ever” according to Kayser.
And is that if something was this English hero killed in 1993 as a result of colon cancer was the recognition of his colleagues, something that even led him to appear on the big movie “Escape to Victory” along with other major figures football. Era Bobby Moore, Chirimoore, so only those noises that could detach.