George Best was the most naturally gifted British footballer of modern times. From his first days in England it was evident that the shy, homesick Irish boy was special. The talent he paraded, with his football wizardry, assured George of rapid promotion to Manchester United's first team. He remained there for that vintage side 's most dazzling years: an era that effectively ended in 1986 with the European Cup triumph in which he played an inspirational part. George Best the footballer was practically flawless. He had the assets to be out standing in any position. And aside from his legendary skill and speed, George was also deceptively tough, could tackle like a full back and launch sinuous sorties with which he destroyed defences single handedly.Yet, in the end he was unable to handle the goldfish bowl existence and fame which was trust upon him. This fascinating programme features spectacular football action and personal interviews with some of the greatest ions in the game.