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Mike Tindall has the BEST Christmas suit – see the photo!

Zara Tindall's husband made a bold fashion choice...

Gemma Strong

Mike Tindall is pulling out the stops with his Christmas wardrobe this year! The former England rugby captain took to Instagram on Christmas Eve to unveil his red novelty suit, which is covered with reindeer, Christmas trees and snowmen, and even comes complete with a matching tie.

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"Could be time to get this little number out!!!!" Mike, 42, captioned his post. And it didn't take long for fans to react.

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"I'd love to see the Queen's face if you wore that to family lunch one year!! Merry Christmas!" one joked, while a second remarked: "Strong suit game." A third said: "Do it! I couldn't persuade you to grab a sleigh and deliver some presents at the same time, could I?"

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It comes after Mike's two daughters managed to gatecrash the latest festive episode of his podcast, The Good, The Bad and The Rugby.

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Mike unveiled his novelty Christmas suit on Instagram

The retired rugby player was enjoying some festive fun with his co-stars James Haskell and Alex Payne when his family popped by, and it was all captured on YouTube!

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Mike was joined by Mia, six, and her little sister, two-year-old Lena, during the show – and his pregnant wife, Zara Tindall, also made a brief appearance.

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Mike and Zara's two-year-old Lena was the first to gatecrash the podcast

Mike announced at the start of December that the couple are expecting another baby on an episode of the popular podcast.

He told his co-hosts: "It's been a good week for me, had a little scan last week – third Tindall on its way."

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The sportstar continued: "I'd like a boy this time, I've got two girls, I would like a boy. I'll love it whether a boy or a girl – but please be a boy!"

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Zara and Mike have been married since 2011

Mike also revealed at the time that the couple were yet to share the happy news with their eldest daughter. "We haven't told Mia yet because we knew she would tell everyone at school. Now that we've gone through the scan, yes (of) course we'll tell her,” he shared.

"She'll be happy about it, she's been requesting another sister or brother, so we've hopefully fulfilled that role for her. She just wants something different now. Lena's growing up - she's two-and-a-half now - she wants something younger to play with and dress up!"

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