Many quickly pointed out what he’d said on air about Meghan Markle was completely unacceptable.
The Match Of The Day host said he felt "awful and embarrassed" after realising his mistake and immediately put one on.
The Match Of The Day star's "dickie stomach" famously got the better of him during a match in 1990.
It was recently revealed that the Match Of The Day star had signed a new deal with the BBC that included a 23% pay cut.
Joe Lycett Rinsing Wayne Lineker For His ‘I Need A Girlfriend’ Instagram Post Is All You Need To See Today
"Wayne Lineker is a parody, right?"
Question Time's Fiona Bruce and Desert Island Discs host Lauren Laverne were featured for the first time.
He has been in contact with the charity Refugees At Home, after criticising the government's response to migrants crossing the channel.
Get ready for a serious hit of childhood nostalgia.
Gary Lineker opened the show revealing a chunk of money would be donated to those affected by the coronavirus outbreak.