Gary Lineker
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"Gary Winston Lineker", Order of the British Empire/OBE is an English former Association football/footballer and current sports broadcasting/sports broadcaster. He holds England national football team/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 and NBC Sports Network.

Lineker began his football career at Leicester City F.C./Leicester City. Despite failing to score in his first ten games, he finished as the First Division's joint top goalscorer in 1984–85. He then moved to League Champions Everton F.C./Everton where he developed as a clinical finisher, scoring 30 goals in 41 games. His first team honours came at FC Barcelona/Barcelona, where he won the Copa del Rey in 1988 and the UEFA Cup Winners' Cup/European Cup Winners' Cup in 1989. He returned to England in 1989, joining Tottenham Hotspur F.C./Tottenham Hotspur, and over three seasons he scored 67 goals in 105 games and won the FA Cup. Lineker's final club was Nagoya Grampus/Nagoya Grampus Eight and he retired in 1994 after two seasons at the Japanese side.

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There's no in between - you're either good or bad. We were in between.

He's got a lot of forehead.

If somebody in the crowd spits at you, you've got to swallow it.

I think it's a wonderful idea and the animation and stories are terrific.

An excellent player - but he does have a black side.