When did Gary Lineker Meet Maradona?

When did Gary Lineker Meet Maradona?

BBC Sport’s Gary Lineker meets Diego Maradona on his Argentine chat show, with the pair discussing Lionel Messi, the rivalry with Brazil and Argentina’s hopes of winning the World Cup.

Did Gary Lineker play with Diego Maradona?

“I actually played with him as well for a half a game at Wembley against an English league side. I played for the ‘Rest of the World’ because I was at Barcelona at the time. “People talk about the Hand of God goal, but the other goal he scored in that game.

What Gary Lineker said about Maradona?

Lineker, who played against the Argentine in the 1986 World Cup, said Maradona was understandably ‘treated almost like a messiah’ in Argentina because he was one of, if not, the greatest footballer of all time.

What happened with Diego Maradona?

Maradona’s autopsy determined he died in his sleep of acute pulmonary edema, a condition involving fluid buildup in the lungs, because of congestive heart failure. The seven charged will begin testifying to investigators from May 31 to June 14.

Was Gary Lineker any good?

In fact, not only was he great, he is England’s greatest striker of all time. Renowned far more commonly for the fact he was never booked or sent off, Lineker’s scoring records remain one of the best in the modern game.

Can Gary Lineker speak Spanish?

Lineker speaks Spanish, which he learnt during his time playing for FC Barcelona, and is an advocate for the teaching of foreign languages in schools.

Who did Lineker play with at Barca?

Gary Lineker

Personal information
1978–1985 Leicester City 194
1985–1986 Everton 41
1986–1989 Barcelona 103
1989–1992 Tottenham Hotspur 105

Is Gary Lineker married?

Danielle Linekerm. 2009–2016
Michelle Cockaynem. 1986–2006
Gary Lineker/Spouse

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