Britain’s Got Talent finalist Charlie turns out to bea football player’s son. His dad Billy Garton was formerly a Manchester United player.
Britain’s Got Talent finalist Charlie Garton performed in the finals with his best friend Libby Willams. They got a chance to perform after The Brotherhood had to leave the competition. Prior to being selected, Libby and Charlie were given a last-minute call up to the live semi-finals.
According to WalesOnline, both Charlie and his friend Libby Williams, won a spot in the final after being chosen as the judges’ wildcards. Both were in the running to win £250,000 and a chance to perform in front of the Queen.
Charlie was cheered on by his dad during his finals performance. Billy cheered his son on from the sidelines. The ex-defender played for Manchester United from 1984 to 1990 and has made 51 appearances for the Red Devils over the course of his career.
Billy told Manchester Evening News, “I think he was dancing before he was even born. My wife ran a dance studio and she was literally on stage preparing for a dance show with Charlie in her tummy. When she went into labour she was preparing other kids for their performance.”
Additionally, he said, “It’s her dancing and rhythm that he has. As soon as he could walk he had rhythm.”My other two boys play football but Charlie would never kick a ball. I played 50 times plus for United but I’m more nervous about this than making my debut.They are two talented kids. They only had two days to prepare for the semi-finals and a day and a half to learn a new dance for the final.”
According to the Manchester Evening News, Charlie will represent England in the Dance World Cup in Portugal in this months solo. He will also perform a duet with dance partner Libby Williams.
Charlie celebrated his birthday on Friday at the semi-finals.
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