Rangers legend Paul Gascoigne rubbed shoulders with one of sports' biggest names - Rocky Balboa.

The Ibrox hero met Hollywood superstar Sylvester Stallone and shared a snap on social media - where he excitedly claimed he'd met himself rather than Sly.

Delighted Gazza wrote: "Anyway while I’ve been away - I met GAZZA. 

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"I was on a bit of a rocky road, great to have you’s back & i’d appreciate it if the guy tries to sell u my personal football picture book2let me know & looking 4ward to my events in Scotland on the 2nd Oct especially the 5th.

"GAZZA xx".

The pair posed up in a traditional boxing stance.

And the post racked up thousands of likes and shares.

A whole host of fans told of their delight at the bizarre interaction.

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One said: "Great photo Gazza".

Another added: "Looking well Gazza!"

One commented: "You could take him gazza!!  Looking well sir".

A fourth replied to the tweet: "Rocky 8?"

We told previously how Gascoigne recently revealed he was headed back to Ibrox for a fan meet-and-greet in October.