Ahead of the BBC Football Focus football shirt special on Saturday 6th April we caught up with Dan Walker about football shirt cushions, Tony Vessey and shinning volleys.
What was your first ever football shirt?
My 1st ever shirt was the Spurs FA cup shirt of 1981. My Dad was a Spurs fan and tried to brainwash me from an early age but I turned my back on him and went for my home team of Crawley Town instead.
What is your favourite ever football shirt?
I have recently had a few old kits turned into cushions but my wife has already chucked them in the attic.
I caused a bit of a mini riot at our school when I turned up in a green German second strip in the 1990’s but my top kit would be my Crawley Town shirt with ‘Vessey’ on the back – that’s club legend ‘Tony Vessey’ by the way.
Crawley Town, Tony Vessey with the memorial trophy (source: http://www.flickr.com/photos/dezzography/2307575502/)
What is your favourite goal?
Now that is a tough one. It changes all the time but my favourite player is Zinedine Zidane so I’ll go for his volley to win the Champions League Final for Real Madrid at Hampden Park in 2002.
I tried one of those once and I shinned it straight in the air but the French master made it look like a doddle.