Tottenham legend Gary Mabbutt refuses to be bowed by diabetes or heart surgery: ‘Given the choice of injecting yourself or dying, it’s easy’ Gary Mabbutt is a Tottenham legend who made 611
Gary Mabbutt. Gary has type 1 diabetes. It was at this club he became captain and proceeded to lead his team to victory by winning the FA cup. He also won 16 caps playing for England and although was usually found playing a central defence role, scored a goal in …
Gary Mabbutt: “I almost had a leg amputated because of diabetes”. Gary Mabbuttis fondly remembered by football fans for his 16-year spell playing for Tottenham Hotspurs, where he went on to become Club Captain and played for England.But off the pitch Gary has had to face a very different challenge after a diabetes-related complication brought him
Mabbutt was born in Bristol. His father is Ray Mabbutt and his brother is Kevin Mabbutt.  Mabbutt has type 1 diabetes, and became an icon for many children with the condition.
Place of birth: Bristol, England
Gary Mabbutt Tottenham legend Gary Mabbutt was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 17. Three specialists told him this could likely mean the end of his career, yet he went on to be the first diabetic to play for England and made 611 appearances for Tottenham.
Gary Mabbutt: ‘Rat ate part of my foot while I was asleep’ Save Gary Mabbutt has revealed the perils of living with type 1 diabetes Credit: Heathcliff O’Malley
Mabbutt, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at 17, will not be able to play football again, leaving his dream of becoming a manager in tatters.
Former Tottenham Hotspur Soccer Player Gary Mabbutt Has His Foot Eaten by a Rat! Posted on August 30, 2018 by Dr. Bret Brennan Former England soccer star Gary Mabbutt, who has suffered from diabetes for years had his foot eaten by a rat, while he was on holiday in South Africa.
Tottenham legend Gary Mabbutt had his foot eaten by a RAT during holiday in South Africa. The former Spurs skipper suffers from Type-1 diabetes leaving him with minimal feeling in his feet
In a series on celebrities and their health, the BBC News website talks to former England footballer Gary Mabbutt about his Type 1 diabetes. Gary, aged 44, began his professional career with Bristol Rovers and soon became one of the best known defenders in English football, joining Tottenham in 1982. He appeared more than 600 times for