Gary Lineker has gone viral after comparing the latest Formula 1 controversy surrounding Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen to a hypothetical matchup between Liverpool and Manchester City.
The Tottenham legend, 61, made the football analogy on Twitter after Hamilton lost to Verstappen in heart-breaking fashion in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at the Yas Marinas Circuit.
Hamilton had been leading for most of the race before Nicholas Latifi‘s crash handed the advantage over to Verstappen, who made the most of his fresher tyres to sail off into the sunset.
Like many of us, Lineker could scarcely believe what he had just witnessed before taking a moment to share his thoughts on social media.
He tweeted: “Imagine Man City and Liverpool going toe to toe for the title.