I must admit that I thought he could hang on a bit longer due to his more Remain credentials and this result might show that the Conservative Party MPs are acutely aware that only someone who backs achieving Brexit at the earliest opportunity will do.
There was also speculation at Westminster that some of Mr Johnson's backers had lent him support in order to ensure that hard Brexiteer Dominic Raab was eliminated in Tuesday's second ballot.
Mr Hunt regained second place, having lost it to Mr Gove in the fourth round of voting.
The two men led the "leave" campaign Britain's 2016 European Union membership referendum, but later fell out when Gove scuttled Johnson's bid to become prime minister by deciding to run for the job himself.
Earlier in the day, in the fourth round of voting, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, was knocked out the race - and Gove edged ahead of Hunt.
While South West Norfolk MP Liz Truss and Norwich North MP Chloe Smith had already declared their support for Boris Johnson. Meanwhile, Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond issued a warning to the leadership field, promising to "fight and fight again" for economic pragmatism and saying a no-deal scenario would endanger the Union while burning through a £27 billion Brexit war chest.
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However, Gonzalez produced a poor penalty and it was easily saved by Argentina's Franco Armani . But while Argentina have faltered, Messi has still shown flashes of his sparkling best.
Asking about "vote lending", Iain said that the MP had previously described his Tory Party colleagues as the "most duplicitous electorate in the world".
The Gove campaign signalled it would launch an all-out attack on Mr Hunt over Brexit to overhaul the Foreign Secretary today.
The fifth and final ballot results of the race for Conservative leadership sees Michael Gove eliminated.
He went on to praise Mr Gove as one of the "brightest stars in the Conservative team".
"The only candidate who will now do this is Boris Johnson and so I'll be supporting him to become our next Prime Minister", he told the Evening Standard newspaper.
Mr Johnson has cast himself as the only candidate who can deliver Brexit on 31 October while fighting off the electoral threats of Nigel Farage's Brexit Party and Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party. "People should decide through a general election".