Middlesbrough & England

Date of Birth: May 27, 1967

Birthplace: Gateshead, England

Height: 179 cm

Weight: 79 kg

Previous Clubs: Newcastle United (England), Tottenham Hotspur (England), Lazio (Italy), Glasgow Rangers (Scotland)

Controversial England midfielder signed from Rangers, Gascoigne made his club debut for Boro at Wembley in the 1998 Coca Cola Cup Final, the scene of his infamous knee injury in the 1991 F.A. Cup final. Brilliant on his day but the former Newcastle, Tottenham and Lazio midfielder has struggled with his fitness this year, as well as the usual off-field problems. Still retains ability to run through defences or split them with deft passes. On his day a brilliant player who can win a match, on an off-day can be a huge liability.