Celebrating George Best 10 years after his death

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It’s ten years to the day since footballing legend George Best died, aged 59.

Famed as much for his playboy lifestyle as his on-pitch skills, the former Manchester United and Northern Ireland player is largely regarded as the greatest footballer ever to emerge from the British Isles, and is often argued for in any ‘greatest ever’ arguments.

His playboy lifestyle, however, would eventually be his undoing - “the fifth Beatle” eventually succumbing to alcohol-related illness in November 2005.

However, it’s best that we remember him at the height of his career in the late 1960s for the great skills and goals that earned him European Player of The Year, the Ballon d’Or top goalscorer award, as well as English Football League and European Cup medals.

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