Leeds United fans react to moving documentary Finding Jack Charlton

Leeds United fans have praised the BBC documentary 'Finding Jack Charlton' as a "phenomenal piece of work, dedicated to one of the greatest to ever grace the game".

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 7:46 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 7:48 am

The documentary included the story of football legend Jack Charlton, which looked at his special relationship with Ireland, his complicated relationship with brother Sir Bobby Charlton, and his final battle with dementia.

Jack Charlton sadly passed away aged 85 following a long-term illness.

The former centre-back spent his entire career with Leeds and made a club record 773 appearances between 1953 and 1973, helping the Whites win a First Division title, a Second Division title, two Inter-Cities Fairs Cups, an FA Cup, a League Cup and a Charity Shield.

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The Leeds United family is mourning the passing of club legend Jack Charlton. PIC: Getty

The documentary was shown for the first time on the BBC on Monday night (March 29).

Leeds United fans from across the globe took to social media to praise the documentary about the "Leeds United legend".

Rory Steel said: "Jack Charlton documentary was moving but so emotional.

"Seemed like a great person and obviously a great footballer during his lifetime."

Kevin Renshaw added: "This was a really moving piece of TV to watch. Exceptional TV about an exceptional football man. A Leeds United legend."

@LUFCDATA tweeted: "One of the most beautiful and touching sporting documentaries ever made.

"A phenomenal piece of work dedicated to one of the greatest to ever grace the game. Awe-inspiring and heartbreaking. What a player. What a manager. What a character. What a hero. Legend."

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