The song was created, with the help of comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, to commemorate England hosting the 1996 European Football Championship, its first hosting gig since the 1966 World Cup, according to the BBC.
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The song was released in 1996, when England hosted the European Football Championship, to poke fun at the lack of global tournament success the country had experienced since winning the World Cup in 1966.
They will also be buoyed by the fact that Croatia, who are 23/10 (3.30) to make it through to their first World Cup final ever, have had to play 240 minutes of football and two penalty shootouts to get to this stage.
Three Lions expresses a number of things, ... "Everyone seems to know the score / they've seen it all before", the song begins.
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"I don't know what you're saying in the dressing room to the players, but whatever you're saying, it's working".
As we find ourselves again amid the humid months of World Cup fever, indefatigable optimism returns to England, whose soccer-adoring millions are incapable of anything less than blind conviction. When England beat Colombia last Tuesday to pass through to the quarter-finals, fans belted the chorus line in pubs, buses and streets across the country.
And now, thanks to the meme, it's No. 1 on the charts in England!
Jones said: "I think he's taken to the job seamlessly".
As celebrations rage, and ahead of the team's next bout, you may have noticed lots of United Kingdom fans saying, "It's coming home". That "could", so tentative and clouded by doubt, says it all.