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  1. How many sons does Gary have? And can you name the oldest?
  2. He was given which middle name in honour of a former politician?
  3. An Evening with Gary Lineker is a 1991 stage play and 1994 TV film written by Chris England and which English alternative comedian?
  4. In which city was Gary Lineker born?

  5. He own his own TV production company, called what?
  6. Gary Lineker is bilingual. Which second language does he speak?
  7. Lineker has one brother, do you know his name?
  8. In 1985, Lineker was best man at which snooker player's wedding?
  9. He won the Golden Boot at the 1986 World Cup in which country?
  10. Is Gary Linkeker England's second, third, or fourth-highest scorer?
  11. In which country did he end his club career?
  12. On which television sports game show did he appear as a team captain from 1995 to 2003?
  13. What did Walkers temporarily name one of their crisp flavours in the late 1990s because of Gary's TV commercials?
  14. Who did Lineker marry on September 2009, in Ravello, Italy?
  15. Lineker made his England debut in which year?
  16. He has made over 100 appearances for three clubs. Can you name them?
  17. For expressing his political views on Twitter, Lineker was criticised by which BBC cricket correspondent in 2018?
  18. Lineker played his last international match under which manager?
  19. Gary Lineker has presented Match of the Day since 1999. During this time, three presenters have sometimes stood in for him - can you name them?
  20. Three words are needed. Complete the Gary Lineker quote: "Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the ..."?


  1. Four. George.
  2. Winston
  3. Arthur Smith
  4. Leicester
  5. Goalhanger Films
  6. Spanish
  7. Wayne Lineker
  8. Willie Thorne's
  9. Mexico
  10. Fourth-highest scorer (behind Harry Kane, Wayne Rooney and Bobby Charlton)
  11. Japan (Nagoya Grampus)
  12. They Think It's All Over
  13. Salt & Lineker
  14. Danielle Bux
  15. 1984
  16. Leicester City (194), Barcelona (103) and Tottenham Hotspur (105)
  17. Jonathan Agnew
  18. Graham Taylor
  19. Mark Chapman, Gabby Logan, and Dan Walker
  20. Germans always win