Bestie unabandoned

Sunday, 15 February, 2015

Forty years after his glory days with Manchester United and a decade after his untimely death, George Best remains a star. Despite disastrous relationships with wives and lovers and a public battle with alcoholism that he eventually lost, fond memories of this gifted footballer remain undimmed. Bestie: A Portrait Of A Legend was the title of the biography he co-authored with Joe Lovejoy and the the byname was perpetuated during the Share a Coke campaign last year. Voltaire said, “The best is the enemy of the good.” Best, the soccer god, was the enemy of the mediocre. In a word, Bestie was best.


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