This Gazza Story From Italia '90 Is One Of The Best Anecdotes You'll Ever Hear

We can't imagine these antics happening today

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Think of Gazza and, inevitably, it'll be the other-worldy talent, the touch, the tears and, most of all, the voracious appetite for a good time that spring to mind. An appetite that was often costly, but produced some incredible stories along the way.

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In a story shared yesterday by football journalist David Hartrick, we're reminded of an absolute humdinger of a Gazza yarn, featuring yachts, champagne, near-death and Gary Lineker.

You somehow can't imagine Adam Lallana and the boys getting up to those kinds of antics, can you?

Which is probably a good thing, but where are the laughs in a good thing?