Alex Best is leaving George



Alex Best has announced that she is separating from her husband George.

In a statement, 31-year-old Alex said she said would be living apart from former soccer ace Best, 57, but would continue to support him.

"It's with deep sadness that I have to announce my separation from George Best," the statement read.

"I have tried to be there for him during his recent well-catalogued problems but the situation is now that it is not right for us to be together at this time.

"I have always supported George and always will but for the present we will be living separate lives."