George Best said ‘I’m depressed and I need help’. And no one got it

As Daniel Gordon's new film about George Best comes to ADIFF, the director talks about the rise and fall of a footballing legend

The official trailer for 'Best (George Best: All By Himself)', a look at the life of legendary Manchester United and Northern Ireland footballer George Best. Video: Dog Woof

More than 11 years have elapsed since mourners lined the streets of Belfast to mark the death of Manchester United legend George Best, yet the former footballer somehow continues to woo new fans.

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