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Best, George

Born: 1946 AD
Died: 2005 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Soccer Player


1946 - George Best was born on the 25th of November in Belfast, Northern Ireland.


1961 - At the age of 15, he discovered in Belfast by Manchester United scout Bob Bishop.


1963-1974 - Played for Manchester United as a winger helping them to win the Football League First Division.


1968 - Named European Footballer of the Year and Football Writers' Association Player.


1974 - His last game for the club was against Queens Park Rangers at Loftus Road.


1983 - Retired from the game, at the age of 37.


1998 - Best became a football pundit on Sky Sports.


2004 - He agreed to join FA Premier League club Portsmouth F.C. as a youth coach.


2005 - He died on 25th of November and was buried in East Belfast.






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