BBC Sport - Archive: George Best receives BBC lifetime achievement award
Archive: Best receives BBC award
- From the section Football
Watch former Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer George Best receive the lifetime achievement award at the BBC's Sport Personality of the Year in 2002.
Best died in hospital at the age of 59 after suffering multiple organ failure on 25 November 2005.
He is remembered for his dazzling skill on the pitch and for his champagne lifestyle away from it.