Gazza enjoys Hand of God joke at Peter Shilton’s expense as he remembers Maradona

Paul Gascoigne loved a cheeky dig at former England teammate Peter Shilton as he remembered late Argentinian soccer legend Diego Maradona.

The Geordie former England and Newcastle star was invited onto Good Morning Britain alongside ex-England goalie Peter Shilton, as the world mourns Maradona’s demise at the age of 60.

Maradona famously scored together with his hand towards Shilton through the 1986 World Cup Quarter Final, which Argentina gained. Shilton has by no means forgiven Argentina’s then quantity 10 for the ‘Hand of God’, however Gazza was more than pleased to crack a joke about it.

Gazza paid tribute to Maradona, saying: “He was an icon, wasn’t he?

“I imply, I do know rather a lot of individuals discuss in regards to the Hand of God, it made Peter Shilton anyway.

“Shilts, it made you, that aim.”

Good Morning Britain hosts Ben Shepherd and Susanna Reid cracked up at Gazza’s jibe, however Shilton appeared lower than impressed.

Shilton replied: “Thanks for that, Gazza, I did play for one more 20 years after that.”

Former Rangers and Boro man Gazza additionally reminisced about enjoying a pleasant towards Maradona, whereas Gazza was at Lazio.

Gazza instructed ITV he had just a few drinks on the airplane to the sport, earlier than admitting to the Argentinian World Cup Winner that he felt tipsy as they ready to stroll onto the pitch.

Gazza mentioned: “He instructed me, it is okay Gazza, so am I.”



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