George Best: Don’t Die Like Me, The Last Words of the Iconic Manchester United Who Died And Addict

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Don’t die like me, the last words by George Best on his death bed. George Best was born in 1946 and died in 2005. He was the most skilled footballer in his generation according to Pelé, George Best was ‘the greatest footballer in the world’. His playing skills were evident from his youth. He was recognized as a teenager by the Manchester United talent scout and moved to downtown Belfast to England to play for the team.

With his young nature, he was lured to women and drinking. These preoccupations were the cause of his death.

His final message was: “Don’t die like I did”

His Final Message Background

Most final words are filled with no regrets, in his final interview towards the end of his life, Best portrayed a life of enjoyable partying stating that “I spent a lot of money on booze, birds and fast cars. The rest I just squandered”.

Evidently, George came to a demise from his liver failing. At the end, of his life, the World News painted a picture of him in a hospital bed with the message.

“Don’t die like me”.

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