Gary Lineker bodies Matt Le Tissier with sarky tweet over contentious coronavirus opinion

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Gary Lineker has hit back at Matt Le Tissier on Twitter after the former Southampton star shared his controversial coronavirus opinion.

In a period of human history like nothing we have seen before, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the thoughts and feelings of the people are not unanimous.

However, as has been well established by this point, those with a platform have a responsibility not to share COVID-19 related misinformation – it costs lives.

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Someone ought to have told Le Tissier, because he shared this highly contentious opinion via his Twitter account on Wednesday…

Lineker came back with a sardonic response, clearly not afraid to call Le Tissier out publicly for his nonsense tweeting…

Using death rates to gauge the danger of a virus can cause confusion, with COVID-19 significantly more transmissible than seasonal flu, particularly the now prevalent Delta variant.

For more information on COVID-19 and the dangers, visit the WHO‘s website

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