'Three Lions' storms to No. 1 in English charts

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"Three Lions" is now charting at No. 24 on the Official UK Top 40 Singles Chart, tracked by the BBC.

Since it first topped the charts 22 years ago, the song become the soundtrack for England fans at a string of global tournaments, including this year's World Cup.

Throw it away Gonna blow it away But I know they can play 'Cause I remember.

I'll assume you've seen the original "Football's Coming Home" song by this point, and you don't need the whole backstory.

England have already made history during the World Cup, after beating Colombia during a penalty shootout. Demi Lovato from the top as England continues to triumph.

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In 2018, right at this moment, "Three Lions" is all-pervasive on the English airwaves, utterly unavoidable at bars and pubs, pumped out virtually on repeat before, during and after English World Cup matches.

"I spoke to the lads before the game - and none of us fancied going home", he said. Fair, but we mustn't forget the line which follows: "I know that was then / but it could be again".

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

"But certainly I think England are the best team in their side of the draw, closely followed by Croatia".

Officialcharts.com said the song, performed by comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds, had shot up from 24 to number 1 at the halfway stage on Monday's chart update. That "could", so tentative and clouded by doubt, says it all.

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