And the 19-year-old was overwhelmed at the thought of helping France reach the final in his first appearance at a World Cup.
His son, Mark, tells of what his father said after the match.
Gascoigne, visibly emotional having heard that recounting of the story for the first time, and his reaction serve as a display of how impactful Robson had been in his young life at that time.
Lukaku who joined Manchester United in July of 2017 scored an fantastic 27 goals in all competitions for the Red Devils in his debut 2017-18 season.
Paul Pogba has urged France not to let an opportunity to win the World Cup pass as Les Bleus booked their place in Sunday's showpiece with a 1-0 win over Belgium. Belgium reached the quarterfinals at the 2014 World Cup and the European Championship in 2016 but has yet to fulfill its lofty expectations.
Statistically speaking, France had Belgium's number when it came to taking shots for most of the game. "We will do everything it takes to ensure we are on the right side this time, and not repeat what happened two years ago".
"Shortly after the semifinal game between teams of France and Belgium, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a phone call to French President Emmanuel Macron, who was present at the game".
M&S are the official tailor of the England national team and that has seen Three Lions squad wear their suits collection, as well as Southgate looking dapper in their attire on the touchline throughout the World Cup. Benjamin Pavard and Raphael Varane scored in previous matches.
"In the changing room, [coach] Didier Deschamps was happy".
Deschamps now has the chance to become the third person to win the World Cup as a player and a coach, after Germany great Franz Beckenbauer and Brazil's Mario Zagallo. As France captain, Deschamps won soccer's most prized trophy in 1998.