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Italy V Costa Rica: Gary Lineker, Ex-England Striker, Shows Azzurri Support

20/06/2014 17:03 BST | Updated 20/06/2014 17:59 BST

The BBC received hundreds of complaints last week over Phil Neville's commentary and people with too much time on their hands might be getting in touch again after Gary Lineker wore an Italian shirt as he presented the Azzurri's World Cup group match with Costa Rica's.

Victory for Italy would keep England's faint hopes of World Cup qualification alive, and former Three Lions striker Lineker got off the fence to declare his support for the Azzurri by donning a retro blue shirt.

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Lineker gets off the fence as his patriotism shines through