Paul Gascoigne Returns To Lazio (PICTURES)

23/11/2012 08:15
  • The Huffington Post UK

Paul Gascoigne made an emotional return to Lazio for their Europa League match with Tottenham Hotspur on Thursday night.

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The former England midfielder's lap of honour whipped up the feelings of both sets of fans, as the cult icon of both clubs was paraded before kick-off.

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Gascoigne's appearance on the pitch had rekindled memories of a glorious era for Lazio and Spurs, but the tie ended in a goalless draw.

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A guest of honour in the Italian capital, Gascoigne would have hoped for the football to do the talking, but the apparent anti-Semitic chanting is another transgression on Lazio's behalf, after they were fined for supporters monkey-chanting during the reverse fixture in September.

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