George Best

  • Ronaldo comparable to former United greats October 29, 2008

    New Delh: Sir Alex Ferguson has compared Cristiano Ronaldo to former Manchester United greats such as Eric Cantona and George Best. Cristiano Ronaldo, the current incumbent of the iconic number 7 at Manchester United, has drawn comparisons with it's former wearers: George Best, and Eric Cantona. Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Portuguese...
  • Ronaldo bests George's United goal scoring record March 21, 2008

    Manchester: Alex Ferguson tends to shun players with inflated egos. Just ask David Beckham. But the veteran Manchester United manager can't stop lauding the sublime skills of the player who inherited Beckham's No. 7 shirt - Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese winger scored two more goals on Tuesday night to seal a 2-0...
  • Best no more, but dad won't give up July 1, 2007

    Belfast (Northern Ireland): The three-match one-day series between India and South Africa has generated renewed interest in the game in Northern Ireland. But as CNN-IBN's Alokananda Sen Awasthi found out, football legend George Best still remains larger than life even after his untimely death. And his father has embarked on...
  • George Best to appear on banknotes October 26, 2006

    Belfast: Soccer hero George Best will feature on a million bank notes being issued in Northern Ireland next month to mark the first anniversary of his death. Ulster Bank said on Thursday it would issue the five pound limited edition note a year after the celebrated Northern Irishman and Manchester...