England Chasing Unique Three-Peat at 2018 FIFA World Cup

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The frenzied Three Lions fan was one of many celebrating the quarter-final success of England against Sweden when the celebrations turned ugly.

With England's footballers managing at long last to win a World Cup penalty shootout, supporters of Gareth Southgate's men remain in fine voice as their heroes' Russian sojourn is extended.

An hour later when fans were still in the stadium and singing their hearts out, Southgate returned to the pitch and waved his arms as if conducting an orchestra.

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


Gary Lineker, who was a part of the 1990 squad and now working as a broadcaster, tweeted - it actually might bloody well come home, the real one! "You deserve this moment - Football's Coming Home! W".

Throw it away Gonna blow it away But I know they can play 'Cause I remember. Demi Lovato from the top of the charts on Sunday evening.

And so we give you the songs sung by England fans: rarely politically correct, inclusive or witty - and always based on unrealistic expectations.

Dubbing "Three Lions" over absolutely every movie ever made has proved to be a popular theme.


The chorus originated from the fact that England established the world's first governing body of soccer in 1863, according to Federation Internationale de Football Association. As a result, there isn't an obvious tune to belt out along the lines of a World in Motion from 1990, or Three Lions '98 from the World Cup of that year.

Green Day's 2008 hit single American Idiot could also be in line for a return to the chart following an online campaign to get it to number one in the week that US President Donald Trump makes his first state visit to the United Kingdom on Friday.

Indeed, when even the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is forced to admit it's coming home, then you know the battle is already won.

The song, originally by the Lightning Seeds & the comedy duo of Baddiel & Skinner, was initially a Euro 96 song.


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