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Just 19 Things Gareth Southgate Would Do

He really is a great bloke.

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#GarethSouthgateWould write back to the the 14yr old me after Euro96, and then when I am introduced to him 21 years later at a conference, thanks me for my support again! https://t.co/08Tfc0OrtM

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#GarethSouthgateWould eat all the bounties from the celebration box so you don’t have to

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#GarethSouthgateWould Pay an equal share of the restaurant bill, even though he didn't have a starter and only drank the tap water.

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#GarethSouthgateWould pipette feed an injured baby bird, day and night, until it was strong enough to fly back into the wild. Then leave seeds out in winter and gaze through the window smiling, sipping on hot chocolate, as the same bird returns to collect food for its family.

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#GarethSouthgateWould go back in time to Euro 96 and not change a thing because he knows it made him the man he is today.

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#GarethSouthgateWould give you his portable charger whilst he's on 1%

7.

#GarethSouthgateWould never give you up, let you down or run around and hurt you

8.

#GarethSouthgateWould Hand you the scissors the safe way around.

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#GarethSouthgateWould stop a conversation about Game of Thrones half way through and say “Has everyone seen it? Dave? No? Right then... let’s talk about something else so we don’t spoil it for Dave”

10.

#GarethSouthgateWould rescue Liam neesons daughter without killing or offending anyone

11.

#GarethSouthgateWould stop to talk to your mum about how she is before coming up to your bedroom with you

12.

#GarethSouthgateWould probably politely ask football if it wanted to come home first, then contact its parents and ask if it was okay.

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#GarethSouthgateWould find a well thought out, respectful and dignified solution for Brexit that would be acceptable to both Brexiters and Remainers. Brexit means waistcoat. https://t.co/cdv0ZTnPrV

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#GarethSouthgateWould send a group email saying he didn’t mind who ate his yoghurt in the fridge and accept he probably didn’t write his name clearly enough on it. He would then enquire how many yoghurts he should bring in for everyone tomorrow

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#GarethSouthgateWould explain what he actually does with the data he collects enabled by the cookies on his website.

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#GarethSouthgateWould Know exactly at what angle to PIVOT when helping you upstairs with your new sofa.

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17.

#GarethSouthgateWould simply walk into mordor

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#GarethSouthgateWould get the first & last round in at the pub. Then, when you remembered 2 weeks later, would reassure you it’s fine, before getting the first round in again.

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#GarethSouthgateWould look at these and say “‘No really, anyone would do the same thing”

Alan White is a news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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