Ex-England star Chris Waddle has tweeted messages of support to his former teammate Paul Gascoigne.
I know it's hard to stay focused but you have so many people who want you to come through this come on stay strong
Gascoigne, who has battled with alcoholism for long periods, was pictured looking frail and gaunt as parademics helped him into an ambulance yesterday.
Waddle sent the affectionate messages to fellow Geordie Gascoigne including a picture of the pair during England's famous World Cup campaign at Italy 1990.
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