- Gary Lineker has made fun of Kanye West for not emerging as a contender for the US general elections
- The American rapper managed to poll only 57,000 votes at the ongoing presidential elections
- Republican and Democrat candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden are currently leading the polls
- Lineker was the highest goalscorer at the 1986 and 1990 World Cups in Mexico and Italy
Gary Lineker has trolled US presidential candidate Kanye West after managing to get just 57,000 votes at the ongoing elections.
The multi-platinum selling artiste hinted that he will be running again for the White House in the next four years with a post on Twitter saying 'WELP KANYE 2024.'
However, legendary England striker Lineker has poked fun at West after waking up to see Joe Biden and Donald Trump holding the clear leads at the polls.
The former Tottenham Hotspurs forward then posted a cryptic message on his Twitter handle saying:
"Just woke up. Shocked to see the news in America that Kanye West didn’t win."
West made a late entry into the presidential race in July had his photo on 12 ballot boxes across the United States, according to Associated Press.
The rapper got his highest votes in Tennessee where he polled 10,188 votes, according to the AP tally.
He won nearly 6,000 votes in Colorado which was dominated by Biden while in Vermotes, West had just 1,200 votes in his name.
The Grammy Award winner also had thousands of votes in Utah 4,053; Arkansas 3,979; Idaho 2,309; Iowa 3,179; Kentucky 6,259; Louisiana 4,837; Minnesota 6,796; Mississippi 3,009; and Oklahoma 5,587.
Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za reported earlier that a Republican candidate who died of Covid-19 in October has won a state legislature seat posthumously.
The late David Andahl was declared the winner of North Dakota district on Tuesday, November 3 after scooping about 35% of the votes that were cast.
Andahl died due to complications from Covid-19. He had been sick and hospitalised with the disease for several weeks before passing on at the age of 55.
He was elected alongside Dave Nehring to represent the district which chooses two representatives.
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