The 59-year-old, who performed for the likes of Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur throughout his profession, has been a vocal critic of how the UK authorities has handled refugees attempting to cross the English Channel and wished to do one thing to assist.
“As we all know refugees have all the time helped to maintain our communities secure and make our society stronger. They even introduced us fish & chips. Im standing with @RESCUE_UK to #StandWithRefugees.”
Lineker signed up with the charity ‘Refugees at House’, which can assess his home earlier than putting a visitor with the TV presenter.
The group seeks to attach these with a spare room of their home to refugees and asylum seekers in want of lodging.
“We hope that by Gary sharing this information along with his followers we will unfold the phrase about internet hosting.”
The previous striker stated he wasn’t nervous about welcoming a stranger into his home on the outskirts of London.
“I’ve met scores of younger refugees by soccer schemes and they’re genuinely pretty youngsters and so they respect any assist they will get,” he added.
“I am positive it is going to be wonderful. I’ve been pondering of doing one thing like that for some time.
“My youngsters are all grown up so I’ve bought loads of room so if I may help on a short lived foundation then I am more than pleased to take action. Why not?”
CNN has reached out to Lineker’s representatives however is but to obtain a response.
Nearly 4,900 folks have crossed the Channel in small boats since lockdown started, greater than double the quantity thought to have crossed in the entire of 2019, based on evaluation by PA Media.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has stated such crossings have been “very dangerous and silly and harmful and legal.”
“If Gary Lineker desires to electronic mail me his full identify, handle, postcode and particulars of the lodging that he presently resides in, I’ll be sure that’s out there for the subsequent boat of unlawful immigrants to return and reside in — mattress and breakfast after all,” Anderson informed talkRADIO.
“It is the liberal left once more, advantage signaling, attempting to say all the fitting issues, attempting to tweet out the fitting messages on social media to look widespread.
“However I will let you know what, it is not widespread, as a result of the silent majority on this nation are proper behind the widespread sense group.”