Baddiel and Skinner lead entertainment world reactions to England Euros victory

It's coming home

David Baddiel and Frank Skinner are among the figures from the entertainment world celebrating the England football team’s victory over Germany at Euro 2020 today.

Baddiel shared a picture at the game with his comedy partner, whose track with the Lightning Seeds ‘Three Lions’ has become one of the country’s most enduring football anthems.

He posted the simple caption ‘It’s…’, a reference to the track’s ‘It’s coming home’ refrain. He later posted a picture with Olympic athlete Mo Farah, saying “Might be coming home a bit faster with this lovely fellow on hand.”

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England beat Germany two goals to nil at Wembley this evening (June 29) to send them through to the quarter finals of the competition. It’s the first time they’ve beaten Germany in a knockout game since the 1966 World Cup Final.

A number of entertainers referenced Baddiel and Skinner’s iconic single. “OMG IT’S ACTUALLY COMING HOME,” tweeted rapper, boxer and YouTuber KSI. “ITS COMIN’ …… ROME” said Tom Grennan, referencing the venue of England’s next game.

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AJ Tracey was among the celebrities in attendance at the match, posting a video of wild celebrations following an England goal.

Other artists tweeting their reactions included Headie One, Disclosure, Glass Animals, Lethal Bizzle, Billy Bragg and Red Hot Chilli Peppers‘ Flea.

Ed Sheeran was also spotted in the crowd by TV cameras, sat with former footballer David Beckham.

Prior to the match, Sheeran treated England’s Euro 2020 squad to a private performance at their training camp as they enjoyed their only day off during the tournament.

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