Reported in Ned Sherrin, Oxford Dictionary of Humorous Quotations (2008), p. 153.
George Best citáty
Datum narození: 22. květen 1946
Datum úmrtí: 25. listopad 2005
George Best byl fotbalový útočník reprezentující Severní Irsko, který byl znám především ze svého působení v Manchesteru United. Je považován za jednoho z nejlepších fotbalistů historie. Pelé ho roku 2004 zařadil mezi 125 nejlepších žijících fotbalistů.
Na klubové úrovni hrál v Anglii, Jižní Africe, Hongkongu, Irsku, USA, Skotsku, Severním Irsku a Austrálii.
Citáty George Best
„If you'd given me the choice of going out and beating four men and smashing a goal in from thirty yards against Liverpool or going to bed with Miss World, it would have been a difficult choice. Luckily, I had both.“
In the book The Afterlife by Paul Morley " http://footyfactor.com/tag/the-afterlife", Footy Factor (April 23, 2009).
Reported in " Best: Decline of the golden boy http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4090840.stm", BBC News (June 14 2005).
„…the Englishman, George Best, who was an amazing footballer in his day but at the same time he was a bum and a drunk – a bohemian. Because of his soccer art though, he had a royal funeral.“
quoted in interview with ['Get Out of Here, I am Sekularac', Prvoslav Vujcic, http://www.urbanbookcircle.com/get-out-of-here-i-am-sekularac-by-prvoslav-vujcic.html, Urban Book Circle, 2006-05-01, 2016-05-15]
C. 1974; reported in Patrick West, Beating Them at Their Own Game: How the Irish Conquered English Soccer (2006), p. 188.
„He cannot kick with his left foot, he cannot head a ball, he cannot tackle and he doesn't score many goals. Apart from that he's all right.“
On David Beckham; reported in " The things they say: George Best http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1085364.html", FIFA.com (July 31, 2009).
Reported in " The things they say: George Best http://www.fifa.com/worldfootball/news/newsid=1085364.html", FIFA.com (July 31, 2009).
„There have been a few players described as the new George Best over the years, but this is the first time it's been a compliment to me.“
On Cristiano Ronaldo; reported in " Funniest ever footie quotes http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article891202.ece", TheSun.co.uk (March 8, 2008).