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Gary Lineker dealt a fast ball by his BBC colleague

Gary Lineker’s tweets about Brexit has been getting on more than a fair share of people’s nerves since the second referendum. After a brief sojourn as a responsible Remainer, the former footballer has since become a People’s Vote fanatic, and can’t stop ranting on social media about stopping Brexit from taking place.

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