Christian Eriksen absolutely nails Gazza’s free kick for Tottenham v Arsenal 26 years ago (Video)

Despite his turbulent personal life, there is no doubt that Paul Gascoigne was one of the finest ever players of his generation. Blessed with an abundance of pace, flair, strength and technique, the former England international had all the makings of a complete footballer.

Aside from creating goals of out nothing with his exemplary passing accuracy, Gascoigne was also well known for his scoring ability scoring some very memorable ones during his playing career. One of his most famous goals came at Tottenham during the 1991 FA Cup semi-final tie against fierce rivals Arsenal.

Just five minutes into the match, the midfielder firmly etched his name into Spurs folklore scoring an absolute worldie of a goal 35 yards out from a free kick. The goal remains to this day one of the greatest ever goals scored in FA Cup history.

Gazza’s wonder goal was the latest goal to feature in the ‘Goals recreated’ series by BT Sport with the challenge taken up by none other than current Tottenham attacking midfielder Christian Eriksen.  The difficulty of the goal was evident for all to see as it took the midfielder four efforts to successfully pull off the goal.

Check out the video of the Eriksen recreating Gazza’s goal below:

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