‘Appears to be like like Mr Opik actually does need to discuss to you’: Sky Information viewers are left in stitches after Sven-Goran Eriksson’s interview with Kay Burley is continually interrupted by weird ‘Lembit Opik’ telephones calls
- Sven-Goran Eriksson’s interview was interrupted by weird ‘Lembit Opik’ calls
- Blunder came about on Kay Burley’s programme on Sky Information this morning
- As he tried to elucidate how he learnt English, Mr Eriksson received his telephone calls
- TalkSport presenter Jake Watson tweeted there might have been a mix-up
Sky Information viewers had been left in stitches this morning after former England supervisor Sven-Goran Eriksson’s interview with Kay Burley was always interrupted by weird ‘Lembit Opik’ telephone calls.
The hilarious blunder came about whereas Swedish-born Mr Eriksson, 73, was making an attempt to inform Miss Blurley how he learnt to talk English, forward of England’s sport towards Croatia at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
As he started to elucidate, Mr Eriksson all of a sudden obtained a name – and a photograph of former Lib Dem MP Mr Opik’s face flashed up on the display.
The previous England soccer supervisor ignored the decision and continued: ‘The language is essential… if you cannot talk with the gamers, you might be out. It’s extremely troublesome to study with an interpreter.’
Nevertheless, Mr Opik’s photograph appeared once more, this time with a ringtone.
After Mr Eriksson smiled whereas showing to finish the decision, Miss Burley quipped: ‘Fast thought earlier than I ask you yet another query as a result of it does appear to be Mr Opik does need to discuss to you; your greatest remorse from being England supervisor?’
Earlier than Mr Eriksson may reply her query, he was compelled to finish one more name – and saved his eye on his telephone all through the remainder of the interview.
Later, TalkSport presenter Jake Watson tweeted: ‘Simply had Sven Goran Eriksson on TalkSPORT 2 speaking about England… Solely, I feel the corporate who has arrange his Zoom chat for in the present day has by chance mistaken him for Lembit Opik.’
He added: ‘Are Lembit and Sven associates? I do not consider he is calling him on repeat. I will keep on with my principle…’
The blunder additionally came about on Miss Burley’s second day again at work, following her six-month suspension from Sky Information after she was caught breaking lockdown guidelines in central London to have a good time her sixtieth birthday.