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The British and Irish Lions have begun their first test match against Australia in Brisbane.
Former footballer Gary Lineker, British tennis player Jamie Murray and cricketer Stuart Broad have tweeted good luck messages to the Lions as they take on Australia.
Fans are arriving at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane for the start of the first test between the Lions and Australia.
Welsh, English, Irish and Scottish rugby supporters have all made their way to Brisbane to support the Lions squad ahead of their first test against Australia.
The traditional foes have put aside their differences to support the Lions squad which is dominated by Welsh players.
Eight Welshmen are in the starting line up, one short of the record of nine.
After a run of warm-up games, British and Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton will finally lead his team into battle today in the first Test against Australia.
The eagerly awaited start of the three-match rugby series will kick off at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane at 11:00am (8:00pm local time).
The Lions enter the first Test as marginal favourites over their hosts, despite a final loss blemishing a previously perfect warm-up record on tour.
Up to 30,000 British fans are expected to be in the Queensland city for the match.
The British and Irish Lions have been sent a humorous good luck video by England's cricketers ahead of their first Test against Australia on Saturday:
The cricketers will face Australia in the Ashes next month.