The former england midfielder Paul Gascoigne has had numerous problems with alcohol and bizarre behavior since his career ended definitively in 2005, and Tuesday was yet another chapter added to the now sad history.
the 51-year-old 'Gazza' met up at Teeside Crown Court in Middlesbrough as part of a case that occurred in a train between York and Newcastle, in august last year. Here was Paul Gascoigne arrested for kissing a woman without her consent.
The dethroned football player has from the beginning denied guilty of the charges of sexual assault. In court and proclaimed his innocence with the explanation that he has a tendency to kiss people on a 'non-sexual way', as it was formulated.
During the ten-minute-long hearing had judge Simon Bourne-Arton several times to ask Paul Gascoigne to be silent, because he spoke loudly and cut off. Among other things, as the judge said that the case can come finally to the right 14. October.
- High judge, said Gascoigne, before he was quickly knocked in place.
silence answered Simon Bourne-Arton.
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Paul Gascoigne with his entourage on the road away from the court in Middlesbrough. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Subsequently explained Paul Gascoigne, that he was tired and scared, but the judge did not, the stranger his case to talk too much.
- Everyone can hear what you say. It is in your interest to speak low, said the proposal from the judge, who also did did Gascoigne aware that he is required to appear in court 14. October.
- so do I, high judge. I can't wait. I have not done anything wrong, said Gascoigne, before he, according to The Guardians, issued the kissed his fingers and raised them against the judge.
Paul Gascoigne had a great career, which led him to clubs like Newcastle, Tottenham, Lazio, Rangers, Middlesbrough and Everton, just as he reached 57 appearances for England.
Paul Gascoigne kissed his security guard on the cheek - probably as a proof of his propensity to kiss people without sexual intentions. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix