Gary Lineker OBE

Former English Footballer and Broadcaster

During his playing career, Gary Lineker was one of the best-known and widely admired football players in the world. His total of 48 goals for his country places him second on the all-time list behind Bobby Charlton and he was the winner of the Golden Boot Award (highest goal scorer in the tournament) at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico.

Gary is also an accomplished cricketer (MCC), golfer and snooker player. He has addressed the Oxford Union and he was a team captain in the popular quiz show “They Think It’s All Over”. His other BBC Television work has included his role as roving reporter role at the Atlanta Olympic games, the acclaimed ‘Golden Boots’ series and as a presenter of ‘Football Focus’. Gary is now lead presenter on Match of the Day Live.  He is also the face of the extremely popular and successful advertising campaign for Walkers Crisps and presented the 2012 Olympics for the BBC.

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