'Who hasn’t?’ Gary Lineker quips at unearthed clip of himself defecating at World Cup 1990
Gary Lineker warded off the embarrassment of being caught short on camera at the World Cup 1990 by simply quipping: "Who hasn't?" The video footage was 32 years old, but, thanks to the Match of the Day star's celebrity status, it was unearthed again on Twitter this morning.@Fanzine_com narrated: "32 years ago today, England faced Ireland at Italia '90 and Gary Lineker suffered the 'most horrendous experience' of his playing career..."The account didn't save his blushes when they chose to tag him in their post, adding: "We'll leave you to fill in the blanks @GaryLineker."Though he could have chosen to ignore it, Gary quickly wrote back, quipping: "Oh come on, who hasn’t s**t themselves in a World Cup game?""Loads probably but not many have wiped their a*** on the grass so everyone else gets covered in it," fired back @Steven13644104.Gary has previously discussed the mishap publicly, admitting that he had been struggling with a stomach issue at the time.He told of how he was suffering "terrible cramps" but opted to soldier on through the match."You know, it’s the World Cup, you cannot say ‘Excuse me, ref, is it alright if I pop off for five minutes?’" he reasoned.Then, some wrong footing while in pursuit of the ball led to him "stumbling" - and the shock of his footwork led the shame-faced star to lose control of his bowels.In quotes published by the Sun, he continued: "As I stumbled, I... relaxed.