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Dublin: 8°C Wednesday 23 September 2020

This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it

Because banter.

AT GLASTONBURY 2014, there was one flag that caught everyone’s eye.

And that was a flag that read, “Gary Lineker shags crisps”.

It instantly became iconic.

Over the weekend, the image resurfaced and was shared widely on Twitter.

This was Gary Lineker’s response to the whole fiasco.

Yesterday, a young man decided that he loved the phrase so much that he wanted it permanently inked on his body forever.

Because banter.

He shared the final product with Lineker…

And was praised by Twitter for his heroic deed.

But once the initial euphoria wore off, he began to regret it.

And his Mam was not best pleased.

A cautionary tale for anyone considering getting a gas tattoo.

Written by Amy O’Connor and originally published on


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