Tottenham legend Paul Gascoigne has admitted that he used to talk to Roy Keane during games to wind him up and even once told the former Manchester United midfielder that he was sleeping with his wife.
Gascoigne is regarded by many to be one of the most talented footballers that England has ever produced.
The former Spurs midfielder produced moments of magic with regularity and was capable of single-handedly taking the game away from the opposition in a blink of an eye.
However, it is fair to say that Gazza is remembered as much for his colourful personality as he is for his ability with the ball at his feet.
The 53-year-old revealed that he often used to talk to the players he came up against in matches and a young Keane, who was just making a name for himself in the professional game was one of his prime targets at the time.
“I remember going down the tunnel and I said: ‘Roy, you reckon you’re the new kid on the block? Welcome to your worst nightmare.’
“We won one-nil but he said afterwards in the papers: ‘Thank God that game is over with. I’ve never been talked to so much in my life.’
“I used to say: ‘I’m sleeping with your wife’.”
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