George Best worn shirt,
Lot 945
George Best worn shirt,
Sold for £2,585 (US$ 4,342) inc. premium
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George Best worn shirt,
born Belfast 22nd May 1946, as a footballer, he was practically flawless, outstanding in any position, perfect balance, tough and swift, could tackle like a defender, shoot or cross the ball with either foot, he did not cheat or feign injury and destroyed defences single handed. George had a film star image, the first of the icon footballers, many have followed in his footsteps, none have brought so much pleasure and joy to the nation as a whole. Clubs, Manchester United 1963/1974. Stockport County 1975/6. Cork 1975/6. Los Angeles 1976/7/8. Fulham 1976/7/8. Hibernian 1979/80/81. Fort Lauderdale 1979, San Jose 1980. Golden Bay 1982/3. Bournemouth 1982/3. Other clubs included, Dunstable, Brisbane, Motherwell and of course Northern Ireland picking up 37 Caps. Number eleven Hibernian long sleeved shirt. Authenticity, Christie`s sale 10th December 1998 lot number 259 and newspaper, Edinburgh Evening News 12th December 1998.
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