GEORGE BEST 1960's MATCH WORN MANCHESTER UNITED JERSEY Geor...
GEORGE BEST 1960's MATCH WORN MANCHESTER UNITED JERSEY
George Best was football’s version of The Beatles. The first true celebrity footballer, Best possessed an incredible ability to dribble the football and a lifestyle to match. To this day, Best is considered one of the absolute best to ever lace up their boots. Best famously led Manchester United to European Cup glory in 1968, the same season he won the Ballon d’Or as the best European Footballer. An exact date for this garment is difficult to discern, but it is believed to date to the early 1960’s of Best's career. This garment was an original squad equipment at Old Trafford, and was worn on the pitch by George Best. George originally gifted the uniform to a fellow player when he moved to America to play in the NASL.
The jersey is white with with red collar and long sleeve cuffs, #7 is sewn on back in red fabric too. Correct Umbro label is sewn in the collar and another Umbro print is evident on the lower hem.
The jersey is accompanied by a letter of authenticity which states that the vendor got this jersey in 2009 from the collection of the Irish player and Best's teammate Shay Brennan's family