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Gary Lineker over the moon as sons celebrate major achievement

Congratulations to the Lineker boys!

Matthew Moore

Gary Lineker has been spending a lot more time with his sons since stepping away from his role at BT Sport and wrapping up coverage of the Euros 2020.

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And on Thursday, the doting dad was filled with pride for three of his boys, as they lifted the trophy in a cricket cup final for a small league. The team will now head off to the play-offs.

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WATCH: Gary Lineker's sons celebrate sporting success

On his Instagram, the former footballer shared a clip of the team's celebrations, as they sprayed champagne and chanted: "We love you Sharpish, we do!"

Sharing his joy, Gary wrote: "Congratulations to @sharpishlms on their cup final win in @lastmanstandslondon. Chuffed for my 3 lads @harry_lineker @tobiaslineker @anguslineker. Well played."

Some of Gary's sons were among those who responded to the post. Angus said: "Cheers padre," while Harry added: "Scenes."

Another proud fan wrote: "Well done guys. You've got one proud Papa," while others posted raised hand emojis.

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Gary's sons celebrated their achievement

Earlier this month, Angus had another reason to celebrate, as he marked his birthday, and his father shared a rare picture with him for the special event.

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The 60-year-old shared a snap of the pair together, as they both held wine glasses, and captioned the post: "Happy birthday to this fine young man. Have a great one son, @anguslineker."

Fans were quick to react to the post and send birthday messages to Angus - although a large number found themselves distracted by the similarities between father and son.

"2 peas in a pod!" one follower noted while a second remarked: "Apples don't fall far from the trees, as they say." "Dad's double!" a third wrote.

Gary shares four sons with his ex-wife, Michelle Cockayne. The couple were married from 1986 until May 2006 and are proud parents to George, 29, Harry, 27, Tobias, 25, and 24-year-old Angus.

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Gary is a doting father to his sons

Despite being one of the country's most acclaimed football stars, Gary admitted he still struggles to impress his children.

He recently shared a funny exchange with George on Twitter after his oldest son took to social media with a post that read: "The old man's just been a question on The Chase, now he's made it."

In response, the quick-witted star wrote: "Finally, something that impresses you."

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