Gary Lineker confirmed his love for Rory McIlroy in a hilarious approach because the latter gained an enormous level for Crew Europe within the Ryder Cup.
The Northern Irishman was concerned in drama forward of the ultimate day having acquired right into a heated confrontation with Justin Thomas’ caddie.
Footage outdoors the Marco Simone Golf and Nation Membership confirmed McIlroy being held again by Shane Lowry.
He was shouting and swearing at Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay earlier than being bundled right into a automobile, with the golfer additionally angered by Patrick Cantlay’s caddie Joe LaCava for his distraction on the 18th.
Regardless of the rising tensions on Saturday night, it did little to faze McIlroy as Crew Europe secured victory.
He beat Crew USA’s Sam Burns 3&1 within the singles to make sure his facet wanted only a level and half to win the Ryder Cup.
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It was McIlroy’s fourth level of the week and Crew Europe captain Luke Donald supplied his congratulations with an enormous hug.
Former footballer Lineker was additionally impressed with what he noticed as he took to X to say: “I really like McIlroy ….and, yeah, I’m conscious he’s not gonna s*** me, however nonetheless.”
McIlroy was visibly delighted along with his win, shouting and screaming within the air in celebration in addition to in the direction of the gang.
He was additionally emotional in his interview afterwards, revealing the caddie drama hours beforehand ‘fuelled’ him to victory.
Even with their deficit, Crew USA have nonetheless fought sturdy to try to claw themselves again into rivalry of retaining the trophy.
Tyrrell Hatton beat Brian Harman 3&2 to take Crew Europe inside half a degree of glory in Rome.
- ‘He isn’t going to s*** me’ – Gary Lineker posts hilarious response as Rory McIlory level helps Europe to Ryder Cup glory
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