Gavin Williamson committed the ultimate gaffe as he mixed up Manchester United footballer, Marcus Rashford, with Saracens Rugby Union player, Maro Itoje.

It’s an easy mistake to make of course. After all, these are two men who ply their trade in different sports, look nothing alike and hail from opposite ends of the UK.

This got Politics.co.uk wondering: What other cases of mistaken identity might yet befall the blundering education secretary?