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Gary Lineker

Gary Winston Lineker OBE was one of English football's top strikers in the 1980s and early 1990s. A unique blend of skill, intelligence and charm, he was venomous up front, an extreme professional, who rarely lost his temper. During his 14 year long professional career, Lineker was never cautioned, let alone sent off - very few footballers have ... See full bio »

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Known For

Bend It Like Beckham
Marvellous Himself
LMA Manager 2007
LMA Manager 2007 Himself - Presenter
LMA Manager 2006
LMA Manager 2006 Himself - Presenter


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 2012 The Magnificent Eleven
 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)
- 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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Show Show Self (123 credits)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for ACAP (2002) See more »

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2 Articles | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Lineker | Gary Lineker OBE


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Maradona [Diego 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 barely ... See more »


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

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