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Gary Lineker plays superhero-cum-devil in new Walkers ad

September 14, 2011 - London

Gary Lineker will be playing a superhero in the new ad for British snack food manufacturer, Walkers, but ending up as a villain.

The 50-year-old former English footballer stars in the light-hearted campaign, putting his athletic skills to use as he runs and dives through the streets of London before devilishly devouring the snack.

Gary is seen walking leisurely in stylish jeans and leather jacket, losing his cool when he sees his beloved tasty crisp treat tumbling from the safety of a builder's lunchbox.

The footballer is seen sprinting and heroically flying to save the crisp from falling on the ground, devilishly scoffing it himself rather than returning it to its packet.

"It was great playing a bit of an action hero in the new Walkers ad which was fun to film on the streets of London," the Daily Mail quoted him as saying.

"I had a few funny glances from passers-by, who will be able to confirm that no stunt doubles were used," he added.


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