George Best

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Birthday
22, 1946
Death Date
Nov 25, 2005 (59)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
22, 1946
Death Date
Nov 25, 2005 (59)

About

1968 European Soccer Player of the year who unexpectedly retired in the prime of his career at the age of 27; scored 137 goals in 361 appearances for Manchester United between 1963 and 1974.

Before Fame

He was a member of the Orange Order, which was important to his whole family.

Trivia

He was one of the first European soccer players to become a celebrity, however, many felt this ultimately led to his demise.

Family Life

He married his first wife, Angela MacDonald-Janes, in 1978 and had his first son, Calum, in 1981.

Associated With

He and Peter McParland both played for the Northern Ireland national team in the 1960s.