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22/02/2015 11:51 GMT | Updated 22/02/2015 12:59 GMT

Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne Interviewed By Russell Brand On BT Sport

Troubled football legend Paul 'Gazza' Gascoigne made a triumphant return to the public eye on Sunday in an interview with Russell Brand.

Brand (a West Ham fan) started the interview by saying: "I wouldn't normally come to White Hart Lane unless I was in disguise and hijab-ed up but I am here to see Gazza.

"One of the figures that transcends clubs because he is such a beautiful figure and a genius."

Gascoigne looked healthy and lucid in the interview, a far cry from recent pictures of him in the press.

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