Gary Lineker stated the BBC’s tv protection of the FA Cup conflict between Wolves and Liverpool had been sabotaged after loud pornographic noises have been heard in the course of the build-up to Wednesday’s match.
BBC presenter Lineker was discussing the third-round replay in a studio at Molineux alongside pundits Paul Ince and Danny Murphy when audible wailing broke out within the background.
Former Tottenham star Lineker was clearly startled and struggled to not chuckle as he stated: “Would you cease making these noises, Danny.”
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When the sexually charged sounds continued after an interview with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was aired, Lineker reduce to colleague and fellow former England striker Alan Shearer within the commentary gantry.
“Somebody’s sending one thing on somebody’s telephone, I feel. I don’t know whether or not you heard it at residence,” Lineker stated.
Once the match kicked off, Lineker revealed the trigger, tweeting an image of a cell phone and three laughing emojis alongside the phrases: “Well, we discovered this taped to the again of the set. As sabotage goes it was fairly amusing.”
During the half-time evaluation, Lineker took the chance to make additional gentle of the weird incident.
Talking to Ince and Murphy, he stated of Liverpool’s opening aim: “Harvey Elliott’s aim was a screamer… which was not the one one we’ve had tonight.”
The stunt didn’t go unnoticed by viewers because the incident was broadly shared on social media.
A BBC spokesperson stated on Twitter: “We apologise to any viewers offended in the course of the reside protection of the soccer this night. We are investigating how this occurred.”
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