October 30th, 2012
George Best will go down as one of the most gifted and talented players ever to grace the beautiful game. His time for Manchester United in particular captured the imagination, as the Northern Irish attacker showcased extraordinary individual skill and played his part in European and domestic triumph for the Old Trafford outfit.
However, Best was also loved off the pitch, with the winger’s personality and wit almost as legendary as his considerable abilities. Here are what some of the great player’s colleagues, opponents and the game’s experts thought of him: