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Fifa world cup Brazinga 2014: Cup Legend Paul Gascoigne

Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - 7:02am IST Updated: Wednesday, 28 May 2014 - 1:02am IST | Agency: dna

Paul Gascoigne
Date of birth:
May 27, 1967
Position: Midfielder
Team: England
Appearances: 57
Goals: 10

Gascoigne’s ability to make incisive and unexpected passes helped England reach the semifinals of the 1990 World Cup. He possessed an outstanding technique, exquisite ball control and powerful right-footed shots. He excelled in free kicks, and long and accurate cross-field passes. He played a crucial role in his side’s performances against Belgium and Cameroon. He was reduced to tears when the referee showed him a yellow card in the semifinal against Germany. England lost 3-4 on penalties.

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