Gazza’s Tears: The Night That Changed Football (ITV Documentary)


If you’re an English football fan or even followed the 1990 World Cup in Italy, you probably are familiar with the photo above of Paul Gascoigne, nicknamed “Gazza.”

Though it was a heartbreaking end to England’s dreams of making it to their first World Cup final since 1966, something else was created that night that reverberates with the nation up until today: a newfound pride in English football. The ITV documentary, Gazza’s Tears: The Night That Changed Football, explores the impact of this epic match for England as well as how the game has evolved in the hearts and minds of English football fans since then.


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