Secretly love Peppa Pig? So does this major sports star…


by Emma Dodds |
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This internationally-acclaimed sports star has revealed that he LOVES Peppa Pig and watches it with his daughter

Peppa Pig is the 21st century's Marmite - you either love her or you hate her.

And even if you are a staunch hater of Peppa, there's probably a small part of you that loves watching it, even if it's just because you've been forced to watch it SO MANY TIMES.

But some parents will freely admit to loving Peppa - and one famous chap has put his full support behind the cartoon pig.

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It turns out that international tennis champion Andy Murray is a HUGE Peppa fan.

...Mainly because it keeps his 17-month-old daughter Sophia quiet.

Andy, whose wife Kim is expecting their second child, told children at a Q&A session that the little pink pig was the star of his favourite show.

Andy playing at Wimbledon yesterday (Credit: Getty Images) ©Getty Images

He said: "My favourite television programme just now is Peppa Pig.

"I watch it a lot with my daughter. It keeps her quiet sometimes if she's in a bad mood for twenty minutes so Peppa Pig is actually a life-saver for me."

This comes after Peppa herself wished Andy good luck for the upcoming Wimbledon event.

Peppa Pig recorded a personalised voice message for Andy earlier this week (Credit: BBC/ Today) ©BBC/ Today

In a voice message played on the BBC Today programme, Peppa said: "Hello Andy Murray, have you had a good day?

"Do you like jumping in muddy puddles? If you jump in muddy puddles, you must wear your boots because you wouldn't want to get your tennis trainers muddy.

"Andy Murray - Daddy Pig, Mummy Pig, George and I wish you the best of luck at Wimbledon. Lots of love, Peppa Pig."

Peppa Pig is just one of many cartoon animals that Andy loves (Credit: Instagram/ Andy Murray) ©Instagram/ Andy Murray

How cute!

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