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BBC One Viewers Stunned As 'Non-stop' Porn Noises Are Heard Over FA Cup Coverage

During the BBC One's coverage of the FA Cup match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Liverpool, Gary Lineker had difficulty maintaining composure when loud pornographic sounds began playing.

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As Lineker was preparing to pass the commentary to Alan Shearer, the strange noises started.

"I don't know who's making that noise," Lineker said through laughter.

As Shearer appeared on screen, wearing a winter coat and hat, Lineker commented: "I mean, it's toasty in this studio - it's a bit noisy as well!"

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It did not take long for the footage to circulate on social media, as viewers watched in amazement. Many observed that the audio continued for a significant amount of time before being silenced.

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A user on Twitter shared the footage of the incident and wrote "Omg on BBC One."

Another person commented: "How are they still trying to go on with business as usual I'm crying man."

Another individual stated: "Gary's face."

A fourth added: "Someone is literally playing loud porn noises on BBC One and they're just continuing like nothing is happening..."

After the incident gained widespread attention, Lineker took to Twitter to acknowledge it, admitting he found it quite amusing.

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"Well, we found this taped to the back of the set," he wrote.

"As sabotage goes it was quite amusing."

Many others found the prank amusing as well, with one person saying: "Honestly that is one impressive prank."

Political commentator James Melville also made a comment in jest: "Until you commented on it, the entire country would have been having rather tense household discussions about why this noise was coming from their own TV. Everyone can relax now."

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A representative for the BBC provided a statement saying:

"We apologise to any viewers offended during the live coverage of the football this evening.

"We are investigating how this happened."

Lineker has been working as a sports presenter for the BBC for over 20 years, after retiring from professional football in the mid-1990s.

In the past, he was commended for his strong opening monologue before the first game of the 2022 World Cup, where he delivered a scathing speech on FIFA's corruption in granting Qatar the tournament and Qatar's human rights record.

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He said: "Ever since FIFA chose Qatar back in 2010 the smallest nation to have hosted football's greatest competition has faced some big questions.

"From accusations of corruption in the bidding process to the treatment of migrant workers who built the stadiums, where many lost their lives.

"Homosexuality is illegal here, women's rights and freedom of expression are in the spotlight. Also the decision six years ago to switch the World Cup from summer to winter."

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To conclude, the presenter said that the focus would shift towards the football and that there's a tournament to be played, he also added that the World Cup would be watched and enjoyed around the world.

Lineker ended his speech by addressing those who urged critics of Qatar to "stick to football," and promised they would do so "for a couple of minutes at least."

Viewers praised Lineker's speech, with one person saying "that's how you open a World Cup TV coverage", and commending the former footballer for not holding back.

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Another viewer approved of how he "went straight into it," and another called it a "very powerful intro."