Three Lions fever has hit overload after England’s penalty shootout win over Colombia in the Last 16 of the World Cup 2018.
Not only are Baddiel and Skinner getting in on the act once again, but so are the fans, the pundits, and even certain members of the squad.
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The comedians, who have seen their Euro ’96 hit resurface once again as the anthem of choice at this year’s World Cup, shared a picture of themselves celebrating after Eric Dier fired England into the quarter-finals with the caption “it’s just about still coming home”. Three Lions is steadily climbing the UK music charts, and it’s racking in around 950k views on YouTube per day.
It’s just about still coming home. pic.twitter.com/NCwuVW9aCi
— David Baddiel (@Baddiel) July 3, 2018
Meanwhile, in the BBC Match of the Day studio, Alan Shearer broke out into a baritone rendition of the tune as Gary Lineker tried to introduce the show.
"It's coming home" .
— Match of the Day (@BBCMOTD) July 3, 2018
And England’s banter merchant Jesse Lingard posted a clip on Instagram of himself and Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold assuring fans that football is indeed coming home.
Lingard: “What you saying?”
Trent: “It’s coming home!” ???????? pic.twitter.com/DBhxxrJGwE
— LFCVine (@LFCVine) July 3, 2018
No mum, I’m not coming home. It’s… pic.twitter.com/VdFHVoEfTI
— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) July 3, 2018
Meanwhile, streets all across the country were soundtracked by the song as fans hit the pavements to celebrate a rare penalty shootout victory and progression to a quarter-final tie against Sweden on Saturday.
Check out a montage of fans screaming the tune at the top of their lungs, and some more clips of the impromptu celebrations, below.
Twitter Search: "It's coming home" pic.twitter.com/4RweAbJ9Rh
— COPA90 (@Copa90) July 3, 2018
It's coming home!
— ????MΛG!D (@MagicMagid) July 3, 2018
Chesterfield town centre ???? IT’S COMING HOME ⚽️ pic.twitter.com/RyKMOkOWNQ
— Gemma (@gempufc) July 3, 2018
It gets better boys it’s coming home!! pic.twitter.com/HZhAZ7tJBO
— Ross Greenall (@RossGreenall_) July 3, 2018
— Jamie Murray (@JMurray29) July 3, 2018
What a place sedgley is!!!! It's coming home!!! pic.twitter.com/HIM8GCPyE2
— Beth Hill (@bethhillxxxx) July 3, 2018
England play Sweden in the quarter-finals of World Cup 2018 on Saturday at 3pm