George Best was the child of a Greek Cypriot woman & a Turkish Cypriot man?

Could George Best have been the child of a forbidden Cypriot love?

By Evie Andreou

Fans of football legend George Best were amazed – and sceptical – on Tuesday to read reports that he was in fact the love child of a Greek Cypriot woman and a Turkish Cypriot man 70 years ago.

First published by the Turkish Cypriot paper Kibris, the article cited what it called reliable sources claiming that Best was the child of a Turkish Cypriot man from Lefke, and of a Greek Cypriot girl from Limassol who was 16 at the time, but he was given up for adoption after his birth in 1946.

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