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Athlete George Best played for Manchester United and was named European Footballer of the Year in 1968. His brief career ended by the time he was 25.
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George Best was born in Belfast, Ireland on May 22, 1946. He played football (AKA soccer) for Manchester United in the Football League First Division. He won a European World Cup Medal and was named the European Footballer of the year in 1968. His career was finished by the time he was 25 years old. He attempted comebacks, but was unsuccessful. He died of causes related to alcoholism in 2005.
Footballer, born in Belfast, NE Northern Ireland, UK. He was the leading scorer for Manchester United in the Football League First Division (1967–8), and won a European Cup Medal and the title of European Footballer of the Year (1968). Becoming increasingly unable to cope with the pressure of top-class football, his career was virtually finished by the time he was 25 years old. Attempted come-backs with smaller clubs in England, the USA, and Scotland were unsuccessful.
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