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Gary Lineker
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Born in Leicester, Leicestershire
Born on 30th of November 1960
British hero of the week May 19th 2010

Born 1960 - English footballer and commentator.

Became professional footballer with Leicester City in 1978. Made debut for England in 1984. Top scorer in 1986 World Cup. Scored 48 goals for England, one short of Bobby Charlton’s record. Footballer of the Year in 1992. Regularly presents BBC Sports programmes.

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