Did George Best ever play for Ireland?

What Irish club did George Best play for?

George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish footballer who played many years for Manchester United. He is considered by many to have been the most talented Manchester United player and no one disagrees that he was the Northern Ireland national team’s best ever player.

Was George the best Catholic?

Liam Neeson was Catholic. George Best, perhaps the finest soccer player of his generation: Protestant. Dennis Taylor, a snooker world champion: Catholic. … McDowell was raised as a Protestant, a religious identity that he wears with just as little ostentation as McIlroy’s Catholicism.

When did George Best leave Man Utd?

He famously ‘retired’ to Marbella in 1972, before coming back again and eventually leaving for good in January 1974 for a globe-trotting series of destinations taking in, among others, the rather unlikely surrounds of Dunstable Town, Fulham, Los Angeles Aztecs, Brisbane Lions and the Jewish Guild of South Africa.

Did Ireland win the World Cup?

The Republic of Ireland have appeared in the FIFA World Cup on three occasions, in 1990, 1994, and 2002. … Ireland hold the record for getting furthest in the tournament without winning a match. Their first appearance was in Italy at the 1990 FIFA World Cup.

What player has won the most League of Ireland titles?

Three Irish footballers have won more major honours and trophies for their clubs in Britain than any others. It will probably come as no surprise that the list of trophy winners is headed by Denis Irwin, Ronnie Whelan of Liverpool, and Roy Keane – all on 19 trophies.

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