Gary Lineker faces going under the knife after making a Twitter bet mid-match 8 years ago

Gary Lineker faces going under the knife after making a Twitter bet mid-match

The Match of the Day's host's famous ears may look a bit different soon.

Just as the second half of tonight's Real Madrid/Bayern Munich game was about to start, Gary Lineker tweeted this.

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This generated a lot of interest on Twitter, garnering thousands and thousands of retweets as neither side could find another goal.

Lineker retweeted some of the funnier tweets he received during the game

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And when Howard Webb denied Bayern Munich a late penalty claim...

The jokes keep arriving...

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Now the big question is will Lineker follow through on his bet?