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David Ginola Reveals Best Goal, Atmosphere & Player At Newcastle

8 years ago

David Ginola has been giving an insight into his career, including his time at Newcastle United.

In a question and answer session for the official UEFA site, Ginola responded top questions posed from fans via Twitter, including who he sees as his dream Europa League final competitors.

@Rafaistricky: Which teams do you think will reach the final (Europa League)?
My heart says Tottenham v Newcastle, that would be ideal.

@endiependent: What is so special about the number 14, you had that number at Newcastle, Spurs and Villa.
When I played for PSG I wore number 11 but when I arrived at Newcastle it wasn’t available. I took the number 14 because for me it represents Johan Cruyff and the 1970s and I was a big fan of his.

@beediejames: Who was the best player you played with at Newcastle?
Thye all had different qualities, Les Ferdinand scored goals and Peter Beardsley was amazing in midfield but I had respect for all my teammates.

@alspicks: Which Newcastle game at St.James’ Park had the best atmosphere?
When we won 5-0 against Manchester United it was something special, the fans were gobsmacked with the way we played and the goals we scored were amazing.

@pumis1: What’s the most memorable European goal you scored?
The goal against Ferencvaros for Newcastle, I flicked the ball over the defender and controlled it with my thigh, then volleyed it from 25 metres into the top corner.

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