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Gazza 2008: Sheryl’s Shoulder, Tough Love, And George Best

by | 5th, June 2008

euro20081.jpg WITH no British teams in Euro 2008, the tabloids’ summer of football focuses on Paul Gascoigne’s troubles.

It’s early days in Gazza 2008, and over in the Sun, Alex Best, ex-wife of resting footballer George Best, is invited to say: “It’s a mirror image of George.” (Best ended his days looking like the mirror image of television’s Grandpa Simpson.)

Ever since George Best died the Sun has been looking for a new famous footballer to pity and plead with not to die lest it have one less thing to write about.

But can Gazza last the summer? The Mirror hopes so and watches “SAVIOUR SHERYL Gazza ex-wife rushes to help him beat crisis.”

The Mirror journeys to a mental conditioning facility in London, and in a match report notes: “Gazza held Sheryl’s hand, then he gently rested his head on her shoulder.. she’s the one to save him.”

With Sheryl, Gazza can beat it, literally. This is Sheryl who “survived violent marriage” to the

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