"I was wrong when I called Farage a dick and I apologise..." - Gary Lineker clarifies his Nigel Farage comments 5 years ago

"I was wrong when I called Farage a dick and I apologise..." - Gary Lineker clarifies his Nigel Farage comments

Understandably, Gary Linkeker wasn't in the best of moods on Tuesday morning.

As if watching England's embarrassing defeat in Nice wasn't tough enough, Lineker then had to present the 'highlights' of the show for the BBC later on on Monday night.

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His Twitter feed fell silent after presenting Match of the Day but his first tweet on Tuesday wasn't football-related. Instead, it was about Nigel Farage - who was making an appearance at the European parliament.

In case you missed it, Lineker let us all know exactly what he though of the UKIP leader ahead of the European referendum, when he described him as a 'dick'.

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On Tuesday though, he went further: initially apologising for branding him that before explaining that Farage is 'a lot worse'...

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Not a great few days for Gary, then.