David Baddiel admits he finally believes that football's coming home

10 July, 2018, 14:03 | Author: Eloise Houston
  • England jersey 2018 Three Lions

Brand wrote: "Henry V & Gareth Southgate - A Homage to England".

Harry Maguire and Dele Alli both scored during the game securing England's place in the final four of the World Cup.

England have already made history during the World Cup, after beating Colombia during a penalty shootout.

Officialcharts.com said the song, performed by comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds, had shot up from 24 to number 1 at the halfway stage yesterday's chart update.

Keep in mind to play this on repeat if/when England inevitable lose ANOTHER World Cup semi final on penalties.

A football-mad couple paid £750 to have a 72-inch TV installed at their wedding reception - so their guests could watch the England vs. Sweden match during their celebrations. The chorus contains the lyrics "It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming, football's coming home".

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It's not hard to figure out that it's World Cup related, but the origins of the saying actually go back over 20 years.

And last but by no means least, our personal favourite: Neo finally getting to grips with "The Matrix" by accepting that football is, unequivocally and without doubt, coming home.

For the moment, fans of the song - not to mention Epic and Columbia, who released it - can smile again, as it looks set to crack the Top 40 this week. And that is entirely thanks to "Three Lions". It was now ideally poised to embody England's aspirations for World Cup '98 - and indeed it became, for the second time in two years, a No. 1 single in the United Kingdom.

'I love football, but I just didn't really want it on my big day. It's only right that Three Lions is number one on the chart.

Online streaming service Spotify reports that Three Lions was streamed almost half a million times on England's match against Colombia, and has gone through the roof following the team's Sweden win.

Good luck and let us know how you get on.

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