Three Lions Is Officially Number 1 In The UK

Gareth Southgate is rapidly becoming a national icon thanks to his performance at this World Cup

Gareth Southgate is rapidly becoming a national icon thanks to his performance at this World Cup

As the big boys have dropped like flies and England have somehow ended up in the semi-finals of the World Cup, people are daring to dream.

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.

'You deserve this moment - Football's Coming Home! W'. Dorothy knows there's no place like home when it's coming home... The triumph at the recently played U20 World Cup marked the first title for the country since the glory days in 1966, when they beat Venezuela 1-0 in the final on June 11, 2017, in South Korea.

Comedian Russell Brand shared a video of himself reciting the St Crispin's Day speech from William Shakespeare's Henry V, against the music of Three Lions.

The Everton custodian was the match victor in England's first win in a World Cup penalty shoot out.

"Of course that's incredible, but I think it's time we knock it off the Number 1 spot... with "Three Lions"," he says in a rousing pre-match speech on Twitter.

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The number one comes 22 years after the song was released in 1996 to accompany the European Championships, which were that year held in England.

It was such a success that another version of it was recorded for the 1998 World Cup, called 3 Lions '98. 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. The JOE World Cup Minipod semi-final preview hosted by Dion Fanning and Paddy McKenna is here.

Without a doubt, the shining star in this England side, Harry Kane is the leading the race for the Golden Boot having scored 6 out of England's 11 goals so far in the competition.

I know that was then.

What are we to do with the losers' anthem if England - as seems more possible than at anytime since 1990's fourth place finish in Italy - actually go on to win?

Jones said: "I think he's taken to the job seamlessly".

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