During the chat show appearance, Alexander said: “It’s a gay game. There’s a lot of people wearing white, people wearing helmets for no discernible reason, people not wearing helmets that look like they should have a helmet. Everybody breaks for tea.

“You know how I know it’s really kind of a gay game? It’s the pitch. It’s the weirdest… It’s not like a manly baseball pitch; it’s a queer British gay pitch.”