Friday, March 09, 2012

Rewind to 1966

The year of 1966 has become forever associated with England's World Cup success. However, on the domestic scene, it also saw one of Manchester United's greatest ever days - March 9 - as a 19-year-old George Best announced himself to the world with a stunning two-goal performance against Benfica in the quarter-finals of the European Cup that helped his side to win 5-1. 'El Beatle', as he would become known in the Portuguese press, had arrived.

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