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The most tragic story to come from the Munich disaster is that of Duncan Edwards. Edwards was the jewel in Sir Matt Busbys crown, the most talented player brought to the club by Busbys youth policy. Edwards was signed personally by Sir Matt when he was only sixteen. There were eight other clubs vying for Edwards' signature, but Busby drove to the Edwards home the night of his birthday to sign him. Edwards made his debut in a red shirt while still only sixteen and went on to represent England while he was only eighteen. Everyone who saw Edwards play said he was the greatest they had ever seen. Edwards was the complete player. He could pass, shoot, dribble and defend. He was fast, good in the air, powerful and he was also a gentleman. Edwards could excel in any position such was his skill. He was easily the most loved of the Busby Babes.