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George Best pass's away

Discussion in 'United Kingdom' started by andrewg, Nov 25, 2005.

  1. andrewg

    andrewg F1 Rookie
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    *Newsflash*

    Legendary football player George Best has passed away in a private London hospital, The day after 24 hour drinking laws come into effect





    Carlsberg don't do irony but if they did it would'nt get much better than this.....
     
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  3. Fan512bbi

    Fan512bbi Two Time F1 World Champ
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    Sad news, but to be honest he should have stopped when he had the transplant.
     
  4. boba

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    He should have stopped when he went bankrupt back in the 80's
     
  5. MalcQV

    MalcQV F1 Rookie

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    Alcoholism is an illness, pretty easy for us to say.
     
  6. Andy 308GTB

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    The press has gone a bit OTT on the coverage. It is a quiet news day/week.
    He has been given a lot of praise for offering to be an organ donor - probably the least that he could have done.
    Their have been some very touching tributes paid to him but I think it would have been better all round if the there had been less coverage - many home truths would have been aired less.
     
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  8. v15ben

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    I agree that he went OTT on the drink but it is indeed a very difficult addiction to shift, I know of people who suffer and others who have lost the battle. He was a top class footballer who lived to excess and sadly paid the ultimate price.
     

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