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Video - He did it! Gary Lineker presents Match of Day in his pants

Lineker takes to the BBC screens in pants (or shorts)
Lineker takes to the BBC screens in pants (or shorts)

After all the hype, after all the debate, Gary Lineker has taken to the BBC screens to present Match of the Day in his pants.

Former Leicester striker Lineker vowed to make the slightly un-BBC move if his beloved Foxes pulled off a remarkable Premier League title win last season and he has spent the last few months getting ready for the big moment.

With the BBC fuelling the publicity around the event in recent days on their social media platforms, Lineker could hardly get out of a challenge he set himself last December.

Back then, Leicester were still rank outsiders to win the title, but Claudio Ranieri's men pulled off the feat to leave Lineker in an unenviable position.

Now the 55-year-old former England captain has done the deed, but some on Twitter were a little disappointed that he wore baggy shorts rather than pants: