Gary Lineker - Biography
Born: November 30, 1960
Famous for: Being the man every British football fan listens to when excitement over the beautiful game hits fever pitch
These days Gary is best-known as the main presenter of the BBC's football coverage. But before that, the Leicester-born celeb was scoring goals for his national side. The most celebrated British player of his generation, football's "Mr Nice Guy" found the net 48 times for England and never received so much as a single yellow card. He also sends up his cleaner-than-clean reputation in devilish advertisements for Walkers crisps.