George Best critical

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It'd be sad loss. Tragically one that could have been avoided as well...

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  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    He's got a serious infection and he's on immunosuppressants following his transplant. The odds aren't on his side unfortunately.

    Just goes to show how difficult alcoholism is to beat, even after being given a second chance.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Aladdin wrote:
    It'd be sad loss. Tragically one that could have been avoided as well...

    Delayed maybe, but avoided? That would mean he would have to be immortal.

    Of course, to United fans, he is. ;)
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What a fucking waste of one of the finest talents the world of football has ever known.

    One of the top three players of all time yet let him be an example to future players of the dangers of fame and monet.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    What a fucking waste of one of the finest talents the world of football has ever known.

    One of the top three players of all time yet let him be an example to future players of the dangers of fame and monet.

    I have to agree with this, he will be a loss not just to us Man U fans but to football, as he was one of the greatest.

    As for setting an example for the future players, he's done this, but I think there is more support these days for footballers in the terms of drinking! most clubs have stamped it out now! where as in best's days they thought it normal for players to get wasted after games!

    Dave
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Georgie Best, superstar.

    The greatest player that ever lived. Even Pele said so.
  • SkiveSkive No discipline! No morality! No respect! New ForestPosts: 14,912 Part of the furniture
    Good player, but what a prick.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    Skive wrote:
    Good player, but what a prick.


    Aye - it's hard to find sympathy at times.
  • Former MemberFormer Member Posts: 1,876,329 The Mix Honorary Guru
    i just wish they'd found a better use for that liver they gave him
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