LONDON (ENGLAND) – Paul Gascoigne turns 53.
His footballing career was held back by problems off the pitch .
From the eternal fight against alcoholism to a bipolar disorder that was diagnosed during a rehabilitation period in the United States.
Despite these serious extra football problems, Gascoigne has managed to enter the Hall of Fame of both England and Scotland.
This is because his talent has never been in question.
Magpie was an extraordinary footballer , endowed with an absolute champion technique.
Ferguson did everything to bring him to his Manchester United but this transfer never went through.
During his professional football career, he played in England, Scotland, Italy and China.
At home he linked his name to important clubs such as Tottenham, Newcastle, Everton and Middlesbrough .
In Scotland, he won everything with the Glasgow Rangers shirt.
In Italy he enchanted, among many ups and downs, with the Lazio shirt.
He did not win any trophies with the team from Rome but he played great games, scoring a total of 6 goals in 47 games (one also in the derby …).
At the end of his career, Gascoigne also played in China with the Gansu Tianma jersey scoring two goals.
Below is a YouTube video that collects the funniest moments of Gascoigne .
Source: Blitz Quotidiano