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Dan Walker addresses backlash after he’s accused of gloating about trip ‘Wasn’t like that’

BBC Breakfast and Football Focus host Dan Walker, 43, knowledgeable followers he was on his method to Wembley Stadium to movie a section for right now’s version of Football Focus. The presenter merely wrote, “Off to Wembley” in view of his 667,000 followers in a tweet yesterday. 

One unimpressed Twitter follower queried Dan’s tweet, writing: “More license money wasted on paying his travel expenses to go to a ground & game fans can’t go to and him interview a few ex players on FF!

“Posting this is rubbing people’s faces in it & frankly I couldn’t care if you were going to Timbuktu and use your own money!”

Hitting again, the presenter replied: “It’s my job to cover the game and present Football Focus before hand.

“Very privileged to do it. That tweet wasn’t meant as a gloat at all.

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In response to his post, a Twitter user wrote: “Nearly as daft as taxpayers funding your thousand pound a week taxi to your high paid job.”

Seemingly denying the declare, Dan replied: “I suggest a New Year’s resolution for you… stop reading & believing rubbish newspapers [thumbs up emoji].”

The particular person in query then requested: “Whats the truth then?”, which Dan didn’t reply to.

A consultant for BBC Breakfast declined to remark to Express.co.uk on the time.

Dan has been presenting Football Focus since 2009 and BBC Breakfast since 2016.

He beforehand credited his long-term spouse Sarah for serving to him get his massive break within the trade.

He revealed: “She used to work in a bakery in Sheffield when Hallam FM launched a Commentator of the Year competition.

“She introduced dwelling a sandwich bag with the variety of Hallam FM to ring. And that was my massive break,” he advised the Mirror.

BBC Breakfast airs every day from 6am on BBC One. 

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