George Best tribute: Manchester United fans put on 'light show' in seventh minute to honour great winger

Best died 10 years ago today

Tom Sheen@Tom_Sheen
Wednesday 25 November 2015 21:21

Manchester United supporters held a tribute for club legend George Best in the seventh minute of the Champions League clash against PSV Eindhoven.

Best, one of the club's greatest, died 10 years ago today and United fans held up torches and lights on their mobile phones to mark the occasion.

The tribute happened in the seventh minute as Best was famous for wearing the No 7 shirt.

The Northern Irishman played 11 years at Old Trafford, scoring 181 goals in 474 matches.

He won the title with the club twice, in 1965 and 1967, and was brilliant as the club won their first European Cup in 1968.

Best scored the crucial goal three minutes into extra-time and United went on to win 4-1.

United couldn't deliver a winning result on the night though, as they were held to a goalless draw with PSV to leave Louis van Gaal's side facing a tough ask to go to Germany and beat Wolfsburg in order to reach the last-16 of the Champions League.

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