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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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 2014 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
 1999 The Nearly Complete and Utter History of Everything (TV Movie)
Lord Gary Lineker
 1993 Splitting Heirs
Couple at Restaurant
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Other Works:

TV commercials for Walkers Crisps (1995-) See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lineker | Gary Lineker OBE

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

He and Michelle are patrons for Leukaemia Busters, a fund raising organisation. See more »

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Sagittarius

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