Just over 50 years ago, Manchester United brought a team packed with some of the best players in the world to New Zealand to face an amateur Auckland club team. Among them was George Best, perhaps the world's most entertaining footballer - on and off the pitch. This is the story of the Kiwis who experienced the glory of Man United.

Mark Burgess was so nervous he could barely speak, let alone contemplate "operating as a footballer".

It was May 28, 1967 and Burgess was part of an amateur Auckland side who were about to face Manchester United, one of