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Gary Lineker teased on Twitter for life-size waxwork

Stars have been teasing former England and Leicester City striker Gary Lineker, for a not so life-like waxwork of the former footballer on display in Great Yarmouth.

It's after news reports a foreign buyer had bought up the waxworks from the Louis Tussard’s House of Wax at the seaside holiday resort, whose models have gained a cult reputation for bearing little resemblance to their subjects.

Former Manchester United and Denmark goalkeeper tweeted a picture yesterday, of his disbelief at the barely-recognisable life-size version of the now BBC Sport presenter.

Comedian Lee Hurst also got in on the banter with the following tweet.


@garylineker @pschmeichel1 Everyone knows you wax Gary, but you've gone too far this time.

To which Gary responded - "use my own earwax!".


“@2010leehurst: @garylineker @pschmeichel1 Everyone knows you wax Gary, but you've gone too far this time.” < Use my own ear wax.

Read: Former waxworks museum up for sale

Gary Lineker tweets to find mum's stolen car

Former Leicester City footballer, Gary Lineker, has put up a reward for anyone who can help find his mum's car, which he believes was stolen while she was on dialysis.

He said that she had been left "heartbroken" after many personal belongings were inside the vehicle.


Some rotter has stolen my mum's car after dialysis in Leicester. Silver/grey Corsa EX09TXE. I'll reward any help with return. RT please.


A lot of her personal possessions were in the car as she's moving home. Poor women is heartbroken.


Should also say please call the police if you have information, as it's difficult to see all tweets. Car taken from Stoneygate.

Anyone with information is urged to call the police on 101.


Gary Lineker praises Leicester City's Capital One Cup performance

Leicester City legend Gary Lineker is one of hundreds taking to social media, congratulating the Championship side on their dramatic win against Premier League Fulham in last night's Capital One Cup clash.


Very hard to envisage @officialfoxes being overcome in any competition this season.


Get in big win tonight !! Lads played well ? couple big games coming up now #lcfc


Absolutely buzzing with the result. To beat a prem side at home shows our intentions & ability this year. Not many will fancy QF at KP #lcfc

Lineker launches bone marrow donor campaign

Lineker is in Leicester to launch bone marrow donor campaign
Lineker is in Leicester to launch bone marrow donor campaign Credit: PA

Former Leicester City player, Gary Lineker is in Leicester today backing an event to increase the number of bone marrow donors. It is in support of the Anthony Nolan charity. It is hosting a registration day at De Montfort University in Leicester.

"A bone marrow transplant can be the last chance of survival for someone with blood cancer, but it's only when you're faced with it personally and you see the shortage of bone marrow donors available that you realise just how important it is for people to sign up."

Gary Lineker

The event is happening until 4pm today. Those who cannot attend can sign up on the Anthony Nolan website.



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