Gary Lineker reveals how ‘sex noises’ played over BBC’s FA Cup coverage
Gary Lineker has explained where 'sex noises' came from during the Liverpool v Wolves match.
Football fans rushed to social media after they overheard the noises during the build-up to the FA Cup game on Tuesday evening.
In a Twitter post after the game began, Lineker explained the origin of the noises with a snap of a taped up mobile phone.
The presenter said: "Well, we found this taped to the back of the set. As sabotage goes it was quite amusing."
As the noises began, the commentator was seen smirking between laughs, said: "It's toasty in the studio.
"It's a bit naughty as well.
"I think it's someone's setting something off on someone's phone."
Viewers were quick on social media to call out the mishap, one person wrote: "BBC ONE Sex Noise, who's getting the sack?"
A second person chimed in :"naaaaaa who’s trolling bbc by blasting that sex noise at the liverpool wolves game hahahahaha i’m howling."
A third user added: "What is going on!? First the sex noises on BBC One and then the lights out What a bizarre start to a football game…"
Another user wrote: "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."