THIS is the moment that a group of alleged anti-vaxxers descended onto the house of Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer to serve him ‘legal’ papers – after the ex-footballing ace appeared online to promote the NHS’s vaccine and booster roll-out.

In the clip, which was posted on social media site Twitter, a group of men can be seen standing outside some stone gates, before pressing the intercom system to speak to Mr Shearer.

The footage then cuts to the group announcing that they’re at the address in the North East to “serve” the former striker with legal papers for “lying to the public” about the Covid-19 vaccines.

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At the time of the footage, which is believed to have been filmed yesterday (December 22), Mr Shearer didn’t answer the intercom or confront the group outside his home, who had reacted angrily to him appearing online to throw his support behind the vaccine and its role in football.

At the end of last week, the ex-Newcastle man, who scored 148 goals in 303 games for the North East Club, appeared on a social media TV campaign from the Premier League, which saw him open up about the positives of getting a jab if you’re over the age of 18.

In the Premier League video, Mr Shearer says: “We all want to keep safe on a match day, and the best way we can protect ourselves and other people is to get vaccinated.

Here's the moment that anti-vaxxers visited Alan Shearer's house:

“If you are eligible, get your booster booked as soon as possible for the best possible defence of Covid for you and your family. So go get boosted now.”

Over the last few months, high-profile names have been attacked online for speaking positively for the covid vaccine, with some anti-vaccine groups also visiting the houses of Jeremy Vine and Dr Hilary Jones, as well as this recent case in the North East.

Alan Shearer has promoted the vaccine on behalf of the Premier League:

Following the post on Twitter of the group ‘confronting’ Mr Shearer, many were quick to condemn their actions, with one person saying: “Hopefully he'll get to try out his legal experience, when he gets asked to visit the local police station,” while another commented: “how far down the rabbit hole do you have to go before you start believing that this is an acceptable way to behave?”

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