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Gary Lineker


Gary Lineker was English football's top striker in the 1980s and the early 1990s. A unique blend of skill, intelligence and CHARM, people knew that when he was alone with only the goalkeeper to stop him, there would either be a penalty or a goal. At the same time, being as venemous as always up front, he was an extreme professional, who never lost... See full bio »
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 2013 The Magnificent Eleven
Tomato
 2011 Phineas and Ferb (TV Series)
Soccer Player #1
- My Fair Goalie (2011) ... Soccer Player #1 (voice)
 2009 Ant & Dec's Christmas Show (TV Movie)
The Penguin (as Gary Lineker OBE)
 2007 Underground Ernie (TV Series)
Ernie
- Summer Breeze (2007) ... Ernie (voice)
 2002 Jeffrey Archer: The Truth (TV Movie)
England manager
 1993 Splitting Heirs
Couple at Restaurant
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Other Works:

[2009] TV commercial for the UK's "Walkers" crisps in which he appears with Cat Deeley re-enacting the bicycling roles respectively originated by Paul Newman and Katharine Ross in Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid (1969). Burt Bacharach's "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head" aptly provides the background music. See more »

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2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Gary Lineker OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Maradona [Diego Armando Maradona] was unbelievable. By a million miles the best player I played with or against. It's not meant as a pun but his left foot could manipulate the ball as if it were a hand. He was astonishing. Tiny, but unbelievably strong. There are obvious similarities with Messi [Lionel Messi]. They could both beat people, they were both left-footed - Maradona even more so. He ... See more »

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Has 2 honorary MA degrees See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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