KYLE WALKER wants a slice of the Harry Maguire pie and has called on the Bank to England to make his team-mate the face of the new £50 note.
While the Manchester City defender, 28, claimed he would settle for featuring on a fiver.
A petition took off earlier this week that called for Maguire riding an inflatable unicorn to be embossed on the new £50 notes.
And 12,000 loyal England fans have now jumped on the bandwagon to get the defender’s image on the back of the red note.
Walker shared an image of his own memorable pose from the World Cup.
But instead of riding a unicorn he is on his back holding his legs, while suffering with cramp.
Maguire was straight in on the action and teased Walker for using the old £5 notes, which are out of commission.
But Walker responded by pulling a well-known snapshot of Maguire talking to his family out of the bag and turned the joke on its head by calling himself a ‘ten’.
Walker’s moment of glory came as he lay on the ground suffering with cramp, which left him unable to celebrate England’s win over Colombia.
Walker has managed to make light of the picture before and has even coined the phrase ‘Kyling’ as a result.
It sees him lying on his back stretching his legs straight and he has even joked that he’s got the whole England squad in on the action.
While Walker’s image isn’t going to embossed on any £5 notes soon, fans have responded to the call from the Bank of England which allows individuals to suggest who should be on the back of the red note.
The petition about Maguire reads: “The Bank of England are redesigning the £50 following the successful redesign of the £5, £10 and £20 notes.
“None of these notes so far have featured a World Cup semi finalist floating on a mythical creature and in the interests of football’s attempts to come home, who would be more appropriate to feature than Harry Maguire riding an inflatable unicorn?”
The current £50 note features Matthew Boulton, an entrepreneur, as well as engineer and scientist James Watt, who were leading lights of the industrial revolution.
While their achievements are incredibly impressive, they didn’t get the nation believing that football was coming home this summer....
Source: The Sun