Throwback Thursday: Was George the Best Ever?


Manchester United legend George Best was sport’s first football playboy with the looks, the women and all the trappings of a rock star.

But was the Irishman the best ever?

Best was so dedicated (to being a stud) that he famously scored at half time with one of the many beautiful women he hung out with in the 60s.

He once said: “I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.”

He was also a genius with the ball at his feet. At a time when many pitches resembled cowfields and leg-breaking tackles were just part of the game, Best floated through opposing defenses like a mop-haired ballet dancer.

Everyone has their own opinion of who really was the game’s all time best. Pele, Ronaldo, Messi, Zidane, Maradona?

Tell us your choice – and why – by posting a comment in the section below and we’ll feature the post on Throwback Thursday.


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