Dan Walker disgusted by England/Wales half-and-half shirt

GMB's Jonathan Swain wearing a t-shirt that is half Wales, half England. (ITV)
GMB's Jonathan Swain wearing a t-shirt that is half Wales, half England. (ITV)

Dan Walker has voiced his disgust at seeing ITV reporter Jonathan Swain wearing a split England and Wales shirt.

The two British football teams will face each other today in a crucial match at the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Walker shared a picture of Swain in the shirt on Twitter commenting: "NO! NO! NO! NO! #ENGWAL" along with two nausea emojis.

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Swain was reporting on split loyalties between fans for Good Morning Britain and Lorraine live from Qatar.

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He said of his shirt: "Not my idea, I have to say. But I think I am half-qualified to wear this - I do have a mother who's actually form mid-Wales. From Llanidloes believe it or not."

Wales must beat England in the crunch match in order to have any chance of progressing to the knockout stages of the tournament.

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If England beat Wales they will automatically qualify for the last-16 as group winners.

Many fans agreed with Walker that the shirt was offensive.

One said: "Blimey you thought the half and half scarves were bad enough."

BBC Sport presenter Dan Walker during the FA Cup semi final match at Wembley Stadium, London.
Dan Walker used to present Football Focus. (PA)

Another commented: "Couldn’t agree more, Dan. It’s awful."

And one replied to the Tweet: "Classic case of “just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”.

But some felt the shirt was a good idea.

One follower commented: "I would wear one."

And many just confused ITV news reporter Swain for former health secretary and I’m A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! contestant Matt Hancock'.

 Matt Hancock.
Some Twitter users thought ITV reporter Jonathan Swain was I'm A Celebrity's Matt Hancock. (ITV)

One tweeted: "Could be worse … I thought it was Matt Hancock for a second Dan!"

One said: "For a second I thought that was Matt Hancock and thought "Now... now he's gone too far"

And another said: "I thought that was Matt Hancock at first."

Walker presented Football Focus on BBC from 2009 to 2021.

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Following his participation in Strictly Come Dancing last year he left the BBC after 13 years in May to host the 5pm news show on Channel 5