Former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has plummeted to
new depths as he was begging out on the streets before attempting to commit suicide.
According to The Sun, Gazza who tried to drown himself in a
bath, was seen begging outside a shop by millionaire Queens Park Rangers
chairman Gianni Paladini.
A shocked Paladini handed him 70 pounds and urged him to
clean up his act.
A spokesman for Paladini said: "Gianni recognised Paul and
saw he was in a bad way.
"He was drunk, smelled of booze and was upset. Gianni was
shocked. He gave him some money and told him to have a meal and clean himself
up. He then put him in a cab and sent him on his way," The Sun quoted the
spokesman, as saying.
"When Gianni heard he'd tried to commit suicide, he was very
He is presently recuperating in a mental health unit
of Chelsea and Westminster hospital.