Former Newcastle United footballer Paul Gascoigne said he is feeling good after his latest "horrific" stint at rehab.
Speaking on ITV1's Daybreak programme he said he was looking forward to the future and that he was "trying so hard" to stay sober.
The ex-England player thanked his fans and his celebrity friends for their support:
Asked about comparisons between himself and George Best, he said the difference was he wanted to get well, whilst he thought Best never did.
He said he was struggling and trying his best to recover from his addiction:
The latest stint in rehab for Gascoigne, who also played for Lazio and Tottenham Hotspur, was organised by Evans and TalkSPORT presenter and former England cricketer Ronnie Irani.
The move came following a charity appearance in Northampton during which the star appeared unwell and shaking, before breaking down and sobbing on stage in front of a room full of fans.
Gazza said he now ready to move forward with his life and repair his relationships, saying: