Gary Winston Lineker

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Gary Winston Lineker

Birthdate: (54)
Birthplace: Leicester, Leicestershire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of <private> Lineker and <private> Lineker (Abbs)
Brother of <private> Lineker (Linekar)

Managed by: June Barnes
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    • <private> Lineker (Abbs)
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About Gary Winston Lineker

Gary Winston Lineker OBE (born 30 November 1960) is an English former footballer, who played as a striker. After retiring, he became a sports broadcaster and has worked for the BBC, Al Jazeera Sports and Eredivisie Live. He remains England's top scorer in the FIFA World Cup finals, with ten goals.

Lineker was born in Leicester to Barry and Margaret Lineker (both born 1939). His middle name came from Winston Churchill, with whom he shares his birthday. He has a younger brother, Wayne. Lineker's father was a greengrocer in Leicester and he grew up with his family in the city, playing football with his brother.

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Gary Winston Lineker's Timeline

1960
November 30, 1960
Leicestershire, England