Why English soccer fans chant 'It's coming home'

  • Why English soccer fans chant 'It's coming home'

Why English soccer fans chant 'It's coming home'

The track, by comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel with The Lightning Seeds, knocked last week's chart-topper Solo by Clean Bandit and Demi Lovato off the top spot.

The Official Vodafone Big Top 40 is the UK's no. 1 chart show and is presented by Marvin Humes and Kat Shoob every Sunday from 4pm.

On the albums chart British synth pop group Years & Years are on course to debut at number one with sophomore release Palo Santo.

It was later re-released for the 1998 World Cup.

Everyone seems to know the score They've seen it all before They just know, they're so sure That England's gonna. With lyrics like, "England's gonna throw it away, gonna blow it away", and "thirty years of hurt", the song was meant to lovingly poke fun at the bittersweet existence of British soccer fans, according to the Independent. I actually watched England win the World Cup, I actually watched it.

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And now, thanks to the meme, it's No. 1 on the charts in England! Before England's game against Belgium last week I heard it played, sung and screamed three dozen times; in the hours afterward, I heard it performed at karaoke.

Talk about spreading the England cheer on the other side of the pond!

It shot up 32 places after England's win against Sweden on 7 July.

Football's coming home! There is no doubt about it, as these infectious movie and TV inspired Wold Cup mash-ups prove.

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.