People loved Gary Lineker's tribute to Bruce Forsyth on Match of the Day 4 years ago

People loved Gary Lineker's tribute to Bruce Forsyth on Match of the Day

A lovely reminder ofย  Bruce Forsyth's talent.

Given the fact that Bruce Forsyth started his showbusiness career when he was just 14, it's inevitable that the gifted broadcaster influenced and entertained plenty of people.

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One of the many people that were moved by Forsyth's passing was Match of the Day host, Gary Lineker.

The Generation Game, Play Your Cards Right, The Price is Right,ย Strictly Come Dancing -ย Bruce Forsyth was a TV phenomenon that's impossible to emulate.In fact, BBC director general Lord Hall described Sir Bruce as "one of the greatest entertainers our country has ever known". Fitting words.

If you want further proof of his genius, take a look at Forsyth as he entertains every fan at Wembley before the 1974 FA Cup Final kicks-off.

He had them in the palm of his hand.

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During the course of his remarkable career, the TV host has become famous for his host of memorable catchphrases including 'Didn't he do well?' and the iconic 'Nice to see you, to see you nice.'

Given the fact that Bruce Forsyth has provided us with an endless amount of laughs and smiles, Lineker decided to honour his memory in the best possible way.

Here's how the Match of the Day host opened last night's show.

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Plenty of people appreciated the fact that the Match of the Day host paid tribute to Forsyth's memory.

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