Bestie with Big Ears!
United’s Best Gets His Hands On The Big One

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It is the week of the Champions League Final, so we dug into our archives for a great shot of the famous trophy, known as the cup with ‘big ears’, which remains the same despite the name change of the competition.

Pat Crerand (left) and Best pose with manager Matt Busby and the European Cup in 1968. United defeated Benfica 4-1 in a thrilling period of extra time in the final at Wembley Stadium, becoming the first English club to win European football’s most coveted prize. Best won the Ballon d’Or in the same year.

 

 

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