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The ex-footballer, 49, struggled with his Paso Doble in Saturday’s episode, as scored only 10 points, which was the second lowest score in the competition’s history. Following this, bookmakers have been predicting the chance of him leaving the show on Sunday night. 

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The lowest score for a dance in Strictly history was just eight points, which was awarded to Hazel Newberry and presenter Quentin Willson back in 2004, for their Cha Cha Cha.

Craig, known for his frequent criticisms of contestants, dubbed Quentin “Britain’s worst dancer”.

David came close to equalising the most unwelcome record, but insisted after his performance that he was “not bothered… too much” about his score and comments he received. 

Although he did admit that: “There were a couple of harsh comments.”

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He then commented that he had “seen better shaping in safety demonstrations on aircrafts.”

His pro-dancer Nadiya remained supportive of her celebrity partner, telling him: “I think you did a wonderful job.”

He also told host Claudia Winkleman that he “fell in love” with the dance, but joked: “I suppose love hurts doesn’t it?”

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