the 48-year-old said he realised he had a problem at the age of 33
Former soccer star Paul Gascoigne says he is determined to continue battling against alcohol addiction after it was reported that he suffered a relapse earlier this week.
Photos recently emerged showing Gascoigne with cuts to his face in what was descirbed as ''a bad week'' for the 48-year-old who is currently recovering at home. It is said that he sustained the injuries during a drinking binge.
The former Newcastle star, affectonately known as Gazza, was not admitted to hospital or rehab after the incident took place on Tuesday.
A Sporting Speakers posted a statement on their Facebook page this morning illustrating the progress Gascoigne has made since the photos were published and emphasising that he is 'determined to get back on track.'