When Gazza spoke to The Pope

Gazza made an appearance on the Clare Balding Show last week, together with former England team-mates David Seaman and Stuart Pearce – no prizes for guessing which of the three footballing legends stole the show.
Paul Gascoigne is famous for being one of the best footballers England has ever produced – if not the best. But he is also well known for his pranks and cheeky attitude. The former Newcastle midfielder was more than happy to share some of his funny stories on BT Sport when he was Clare Balding’s guest.
Our favourite is his response to answering a phone call from the Pope!
Check out some of the highlights from his appearance on the BT Sport programme…
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tk0tjdo9inE
As you can see, he entertained Clare and the crowd with tales of his off-the-pitch antics!
 

 
Another one of his great stories involved returning to his old school after he represented England at the World Cup. He was keen to speak to his former geography teacher who told him to leave the classroom when Gazza said he would become a footballer…


 
The ‘Gascoigne’ movie was shown in UK cinemas last week for one day only and received fantastic reviews. If you missed it, you can now order it on DVD – Gascoigne [DVD]

Looking for more funny Gazza stories? Check out our post about the time Gazza went to a safari park – it’s guaranteed to amuse you!
 

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