There's been much said about George Best - his footballing genius, his flamboyant lifestyle and of course his drinking. But one man from Chorlton remembers a gentle side of George. This is the story of the superstar and the ballboy:
John Edwards was a 15-year-old ballboy at Old Trafford during George Best's heyday at United.
As a United-mad teenager, he lived on Maitland Avenue, just round the corner from where George lived in digs with Mrs Fulloway in Chorlton.
And when John asked his hero for his United shirt, George didn't let him down. These are John's memories of George Best: