How Did George Best Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

George Best death

The soccer player George Best passed away at age 59, too young.

Biography - A Short Wiki

1968 European Soccer Player of the year who unexpectedly retired in the prime of his career at the age of 27; scored 137 goals in 361 appearances for Manchester United between 1963 and 1974.

He married his first wife, Angela MacDonald-Janes, in 1978 and had his first son, Calum, in 1981.

How did George Best die?

Alcohol Use Disorder caused George Best's death in 2005.

Information about the death of George Best
Cause of deathAlcohol Use Disorder
Age of death59 years
ProfessionSoccer Player
BirthdayMay 22, 1946
Death dateNovember 25, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A


My long hair and the sideburns made me stand out, really, because my hairstyle was completely different to the other footballers of that era.

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I’ve always been a bit of a gypsy.

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I don’t have any regrets. I made all my own decisions.

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Nobody knows me.

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I’d have to be superman to do some of the things I’m supposed to have done, I’ve been at six different places at six different times.

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