Paul Gascoigne back in England

Gazza: I was on brink of death

March 10, 2013
By Associated Press
LONDON -- Former English national team midfielder Paul Gascoigne believes he was on the brink of death when he slipped into a coma while receiving treatment for alcohol addiction in the United States.

The 45-year-old Gascoigne flew back home on Saturday, a month after being admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in Phoenix following a relapse in his long-running struggle with alcoholism.

Gazza, who starred in the 1990 World Cup, told Sunday's editions of The Sun ...

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