GEORGE BEST 1967 MATCH WORN MANCHESTER UNITED JERSEY AND A 1...
GEORGE BEST 1967 MATCH WORN MANCHESTER UNITED JERSEY AND A 1968 EUROPEAN CUP FINAL SIGNED PROGRAMME
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. This garment was an original squad equipment at Old Trafford, and was worn on the pitch by George Best.
The jersey is an Aertex type of red with white collar and short-sleeved cuffs, #7 is sewn on the back in white fabric too. Correct Umbro label is sewn in the collar and another Umbro print is evident on the lower hem.
Additionally, the jersey comes with a 1968 European Cup Final Programme signed by George Best with a Sportizus letter of authenticity certified by Hamilton Bland.
The jersey is accompanied by a letter of authenticity which states that the vendor got this jersey in 2016 from the collection of the Irish player and Best's teammate Tony Dunne. The letter states that according to https://www.historicalkits.co.uk the jersey was worn by Best in August and/or September from the 1967 season.