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best

adjective above the average, beyond compare, brought to perfection, chief, choice, crowning, distinguished, exceptional, exemplary, extraordinary, faultless, favorite, first-class, first-rate, flawless, foremost, greater, highest, incomparable, inimitable, matchless, maximum, most desirable, most excellent, optimal, paramount, peerless, perfect, preeminent, record-breaking, sans pareil, second to none, select, superior, superlative, supernormal, supreme, surpassing, top-level, top-notch, topmost, transcendent, unequaled, unparalleled, unrivaled, uppermost, without comparison
Associated concepts: best ability, best and highest use, best bid, best efforts, best energies, best evidence, best interests, best interests of a child, best interests of the public, best quality, best skill and discretion or judgment, best testimony
See also: absolute, cardinal, ideal, outstanding, premium, prime, select, subdue, superlative, transcend, utmost
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George Best, who died yesterday aged 59, may have been Manchester's favourite adopted son but such was his legendary status in the 1960s that he became one of the few players to have won favour on Merseyside despite his Mancunian allegiances.
When you speak to people in Manchester, when they talk of the great players - and in my era it was Beckenbauer, Pele, Cruyff - George Best always seems to come into the equation.
George Best arriving at Staines Police Station in Surrey
The bronze, made by Emulate Studio, was the star lot in an auction of footballing memorabilia at a George Best tribute dinner at Manchester United's Old Trafford ground.
Manchester United players observe a minute's applause in tribute to George Best before yesterday's match at West Ham
Visitors will also get the chance to see some know sporting faces, such as Eddie the Eagle, Willie Thorn, Dennis Taylor and football pundit Jackie Fullerton, tee-off as the George Best Celebrity Golf Invitational at the Galgorm Golf Club, next door.
A WEBSITE set up by an Examiner columnist crashed after almost a million George Best fans visited it.
The Frenchman, who himself earned cult status during his time at Old Trafford, said: "After his first training session in heaven George Best, from his favourite right wing, turned the head of God who was filling in at left-back.
Prime Minister Tony Blair led the tributes, saying: "We all know that George Best was probably the most naturally gifted footballer of his generation, one of the greatest footballers the UK has ever produced.
1963 - George Best made his first appearance for Manchester United.
The liver specialist who gave Brian Clough life-saving surgery yesterday criticised fellow football legend George Best for putting people off organ donation.
PELE'S glowing tribute to the late George Best is one of many paid by footballers and fans alike collected in a new book about the star.