Was George Best the greatest soccer player ever? Certainly he was the first truly international superstar of the game. With Best’s death at age 59 on November 25, 2005, soccer fans will appreciate even more this complete story and celebration of his life. The riveting narration, with a showcase of 130 photos, covers little-known facts about his youth through his most mesmerizing on-field feats (including two League Championships and one European Cup), as well as the celebrity lifestyle that destroyed his career. Although it’s been decades since Best’s last game, the soccer world will long remember the wunderkind from Belfast.
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David Meek was a sports journalist at the MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS for over 30 years, which placed him in a unique position to watch the young George Best develop into a footballing superstar. He now works for MU Media and his previous titles include MANCHESTER UNITED'S GREATEST 100 PLAYERS (2004) and A WILL TO WIN which he co-wrote with Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson (1997). He also co-authored the history of the club and has recently written with Sir Alex THE UNIQUE TREBLE. Sir Alex Ferguson is the most successful Manchester United manager of all time. Sir Alex Ferguson is the most successful Manchester United manager of all time.Review:
'this glorious collection of quotes, memories and photos from those in the game who knew him best is the definitive book of the fallen star.' MIRROR (23-29 December) 'Featuring previously unseen photos, it is a must for anyone who loves football and who was in awe of Best's talent.' SUN (23.12.05)
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