'It's Coming Home!' England fans get World Cup fever

Three Lions set to return to the Top 40 ahead of England's quarter-final

'It’s coming home': How a 1990s Brit-pop song became England’s World Cup anthem

If you are from the other side of the world and happen to be new to this "It's coming home" lark, here's a bit of history about England's favourite football, song, 'Three Lions'.

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.

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Been wondering why "It's coming home" has become an fantastic meme and the rallying cry of England fans as the national team keeps moving ahead in the 2018 World Cup?

"Three Lions" was written, with a mordant irony only possible in Great Britain, to celebrate the arrival of the European Championship in 1996 to England, the idea being that football would be thereby returning to the place of the modern game's birth.

Skinner then pulled the top down to reveal his identity before continuing to jump around enthusiastically in his Absolute Radio studio, just hours ahead of the crucial quarter-final game. That same day, the track streamed more than 450,000 times on Spotify, reaching an all-time high, according to the music streaming service.

It shot up 32 places after England's win against Sweden on 7 July. Our boys in Russian Federation are doing us so proud. "The nation has come together and hopefully this is only the beginning of the celebrations".

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

Three Lions is back where it belongs when it comes to the Official Vodafone Big Top 40.

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