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John Motson: Gazza was a product of his generation

By thebuzz  |  Posted: February 05, 2013

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LEGENDARY footballer commentator John Motson believes the demise of Paul Gascoigne is the "reflection of a life spent in the spotlight."

 

The man regarded by many as the voice of the beautiful game told the Buzz : "He was the most talented English player that I have seen. It is very sad that he has found it very difficult to adjust to life away from football.

"I think it is a reflection of fame and spending his whole life in the spotlight."

Motson's comments come as former England midfielder Gazza was admitted to a treatment centre in the United States following a shambolic public appeareance in front of a crowd of 500 at an event at the Park Inn Hotel in Northampton last week.

Read the full interview with John Motson ahead of his 'Audience With' event at Gloucester Guildhall in The Buzz shortly.

Jonathan Whiley

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