Freddie Flintoff jokes about Wagatha Christie trial on The Games

Freddie Flintoff hilariously joked about the Wagatha Christie trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney during Friday’s live final of The Games.

The presenter, 44, made a very humorous remark after the results of the women’s cycling velodrome race had to be reassessed after contestants raised concern over who won. 

After the disputed result was sorted out Freddie cheekily quipped: ‘We should get our officials to sort out the Rooney Vardy case!’ causing co-host Holly Willoughby to giggle. 

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Funny: Freddie Flintoff hilariously joked about the Wagatha Christie trial between Rebekah Vardy and Coleen Rooney during Friday’s live final of The Games

The WAGs are currently going head to head at the High Court in a libel trial after Coleen, 36, accused Rebekah, 40, of leaking stories to the press. 

Coleen famously posted a long statement alleging her former friend was behind a series of fake stories written about her, signing it off with the iconic line: ‘It’s Rebekah Vardy’s account’. 

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On The Games the girls were up in arms about the results of the cycling race after Christine McGuinness accidentally overtook the derny during the warm up laps. 

Rebecca Sarker and Phoenix Brown had gone to officials to complain that she was given an unfair advantage, but the results remained unchanged after a relook. 

Laughs: The presenter, 44, made a very humorous remark after the results of the women’s cycling velodrome race had to be reassessed after contestants raised concern over who won

Chelcee Grimes and Wes Nelson were crowned the winners of The Games during the tense live final held at the Crystal Palace athletics track on Friday night.

The songstress, 30, and the Love Island star, 24, came top of the women’s and men’s leaderboards after racking up wins over the week with a series of sporting challenges on the track, in the pool and around the velodrome – while Wes was the overall winner with 45 total points. 

During the final the men and women took to the track to both compete in the 100m sprinting race, with Chelcee beating off stiff competition from Olivia Attwood, Phoenix Brown, Christine McGuinness, Rebecca Sarker, and Lucrezia Millarini to cross the line first. 

Drama: The WAGs are currently going head to head at the High Court in a libel trial after Coleen, 36, (left) accused Rebekah, 40, (right) of leaking stories to the press

Joke: After the disputed result was sorted out Freddie cheekily quipped: ‘We should get our officials to sort out the Rooney Vardy case!’ causing co-host Holly Willoughby to giggle

Meanwhile in the men’s race Wes was streaks ahead of his opponents Ryan Thomas, Kevin Clifton, Max George, Josh Herdman, Colson Smith as he sprinted to victory. 

Talking after her win Chelcee said: ‘I did a Usain Bolt sign at the end! I want to say a huge thank you to all the girls and we have been through so much, we were all just racing individually and wow it’s just been amazing.’ 

Meanwhile speaking after his win Wes said: ‘I’m absolutely buzzing. For me it’s been more than just winning. This has been so good for my mental health, just being in and around sport again. I didn’t realise how much I missed it but this was the wake-up call I needed and 100%, I’m going to keep it up.’

Anger: On The Games the girls were up in arms about the results of the cycling race after Christine McGuinness accidentally overtook the derny during the warm up laps

‘But for me, truly, the biggest journey and the biggest transformation has been Colson, he deserves this trophy. He has been an absolute credit to this whole competition and has been an inspiration to all of us. All the guys have been absolutely incredible, we’ve made friends for life.’

Overall in the women’s Phoenix came second while Rebecca came third and in the men’s Ryan came second while Josh finished third overall.

Presenter Holly Willoughby said at the end of the show: ‘I’m made up for Chelcee, for the girls, for getting the gold. All of them have been amazing.’

Incredible: Chelcee Grimes and Wes Nelson were crowned the winners of The Games during the tense live final held at the Crystal Palace athletics track on Friday night

Her co-host Freddie Filntoff added: ‘Wes has been such a good athlete, he’s won so many events. He’s a deserving winner.’

The Games has been on nightly this week until Friday when the final took place, with the 12 contestants battling it out in a series of challenges.

It comes after weeks of gruelling training, which saw the celebrities be put through their paces in the intense preparation.  

Hosted live by Holly and Freddie, The Games also featured former professional football player and presenter Chris Kamara as commentator. 

Through the sporting challenges, celebrities racked up points on the medals table as they went head-to-head to reach the top. 

As the leader board took shape with each night, the series culminated in an exhilarating final showdown in which one male champion and one female champion were crowned. 

Stars: The songstress, 30, and the Love Island star, 24, came top of the women’s and men’s leaderboards after racking up points over the week with a series of sporting challenges on the track, in the pool and around the velodrome – while Wes was the overall winner