People, Mar. 15, 1976

Outfitted in an orange and white soccer uniform—and mink warm-up coat—Glitter Rocker Elton John came to the Los Angeles Coliseum last week to greet his newest employee. George Best, 29, aging soccer superstar and flashy fixture on the British pub scene, had signed on with the L.A. Aztecs, the American team of which Elton is part owner. Best, who claims he is "better than Joe Namath in both sports that he participates in," bested Elton 5-1 in a quick scrimmage, then considered his chances for making a hit in the colonies. "We've got...

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