Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker Quotes

United Kingdom, Association Football Player
November 30, 1960

Gary Winston Lineker (; born 30 November 1960) is an English former professional footballer and current sports broadcaster. He holds England's record for goals in FIFA World Cup finals, with 10 scored. Lineker's media career began with the BBC, where he has presented the flagship programme Match of the Day since the late 1990s. He has also worked for Al Jazeera Sports, Eredivisie Live, NBC Sports Network and currently hosts BT Sport's coverage of the UEFA Champions League.

Also known as Sports Commentator

  • Gary Lineker: I was very impressed really with what Marcus is doing. When you look at it, though, he’s a 22 year old footballer. He shouldn’t be the one having to do this. But the fact that he is, is important. It’s impressive.
  • Gary Lineker: I imagine after a few games they'll get used to it. But even watching football on television ... is very much different if you've not got the crowd... It will be a bit more like training in many ways, but more important than training.
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