'Three Lions' roars up charts as England prepares for WC semi


It's coming home - to the top of the charts that is.

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

"It's coming home" makes up the chorus of the 1996 song "Three Lions", by The Lightning Seeds.

The Black Country comedian has shown he is well and truly caught up in the World Cup fever as England go for glory against Croatia on Wednesday night. "Everyone seems to know the score / they've seen it all before", the song begins.

"So I think they paid England, well earned respect, but you do learn a lot".

Gazza was of course one of the star players the last time England played in an World Cup semi-final back in 1990.

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If you should be in England during the World Cup, you will hear it uttered every few minutes as if it were a totally casual remark: "Oy, mate, it's coming home", one lad will say to another.

England footballing icon Paul Gascoigne has told the current Three Lions crop to "watch each other's back" as they prepare for their World Cup semi final clash with Croatia. Fair, but we mustn't forget the line which follows: "I know that was then / but it could be again".

England's Harry Kane celebrates after he scored his side's second goal against Panama on Sunday.

Following England's incredible win against Sweden, the track by The Lightening Seeds & Baddiel and Skinner - which includes the iconic chant "It's coming home" - has smashed its way to number one.

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.