Paul Gascoigne jokes his sister 'wouldn't have had a big house or Florida holiday' if he'd been average

Gascoigne played 57 times for England, while also featuring more than 350 times during a 20 year club career

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Paul Gascoigne has joked that his sister would not have had a "big house or a Florida holiday" if he had just been an average player.

Gascoigne played 57 times for the England football team, while also featuring more than 350 times during a 20 year club career.

He is widely known as one of the best English players ever to play the game.

Speaking on GB News' Dan Wootton Tonight, Gascoigne was asked probed about one specific moment of his new documentary, titled Gazza.

Paul Gascoigne speaking to Dan Wootton
Paul Gascoigne speaking to Dan Wootton
Gascoigne is widely regarded as one of England's best ever footballers
Gascoigne is widely regarded as one of England's best ever footballers

Dan said: "One of the comments that touched me the most was you sister right at the end of the documentary.

"She said i wish Paul never played for a big club, i wish he had just been an average footballer who could just go out without all the additional pressure."

To which he replied: "I laughed at that actually.

"I said to her then you would never have got a big house or a holiday to Florida with your kids or paid your wedding.

"I reckon i was a special player when i played, i loved it, i played with a smile on my face.

"It wasn't my fault, i was good with both feet and i played football the way i was.

"I think it would've been boring just being an average player.

Gascoigne, who has had several health setbacks in recent times following a battle with alcoholism.

When asked about his health, Gascoigne said: "I went down and had some medical tests like i normally do and everything is well.

"My liver is good, my lungs are good, my heart is good, my blood is good."