Gazza recovered by playing PC games with his son

March 10th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin  

London, Mar.10 (ANI): Troubled former England soccer star legend Paul Gazza Gascoigne has said that he recovered physically and mentally by playing computer games against his son while admitted to a psychiatric hospital in Durham.
Gazza, 40, was released on Friday after three weeks at the secure Middleton St. George Hospital. He was sectioned after a two-month drink and drug binge.
He revealed to The Sun that playing on his Nintendo Wii against ten-year-old Regan over the Internet helped his recovery.
He said: Its good fun. Ive been playing Regan at ten-pin bowling on the Wii games. He challenged me.
Before being admitted to Middleton St George Hospital, Co Durham, the star had spent weeks locked in a Newcastle hotel playing on his Wii.
Gascoigne was last night relaxing at dad Johns home in Dunston, Gateshead.
John, 62, said of his sons release: Its good to have him back. Hes sleeping a lot he needs a lot of rest to help him recover. (ANI)

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