"The whole kiss-and-tell thing is a negative approach that often happens in a World Cup. We will see negative stories about the players and it can affect their confidence and the overall performance of the national team on the pitch, let alone the bid to actually stage the competition."
"It is strange to be known so universally and yet to be so lonely."Gary Lineker on Albert Einstein
"Alone we can do so little together we can do so much."Gary Lineker on Helen Keller
"It's often just enough to be with someone. I don't need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You're not alone."Gary Lineker on Marilyn Monroe
"Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation for it is better to be alone than in bad company."Gary Lineker on George Washington
"I restore myself when I'm alone."Gary Lineker on Marilyn Monroe
"Football is a simple game. Twenty-two men chase a ball for 90 minutes and at the end, the Germans always win."
"Ooh, it's too embarrassing to share my innermost romantic secrets - although I have written Danielle the odd poem. If anything they are more comedic than romantic. They used to be well-received but that was before she started studying Shakespeare at drama college. Now I feel so inept."
"We have got too many kids around the house to have a romantic meal at home. But Danielle is a fantastic cook. She does a brilliant lasagne, great roasts and a great chilli dish. She knows the way to my heart."