Football Icon 3: George Best
In beginning this Icons Series , we were fully aware of the pre-requisite of having to focus , and wax-lyrical upon subjects of Legends of Clubs other than our own . Thus , having , ” Crossed The Rubicon ..” , in the Shankly piece , as regards our Crimson Cousins , I now take on , ” Hannibal crossing The Alps ..” in addressing one of perhaps the 2 finest Footballers ever to represent Manchester United . This man , as was the intention at the inception of the series , not only had a seismic effect on the European Soccer environment , but had a tangible effect on British Society . He was News . No matter what he did . He was the First True Football Mega-Star , and moreover , REMAINED a Man-Of-The-People until the day he sadly passed away . Ladies and Gentlemen , I give you , Georgie Best ; Super-Star …..