The great George Best was born on this day in 1946. Easily the greatest player to ever come from Northern Ireland. George Best was a winger for Manchester United from 1963-74. Best was as well known as one of the first football celebrities. He had one of the greatest quotes of all time “I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered.”
George Best died in 2005 at the age of 59.