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Euro Cup Final: where “It’s coming home” comes from and why do the English sing it

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English football fans at Wembley Stadium.

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For the first time since 1966, the England soccer team reached the final of a major tournament.

This Sunday, July 11, they will face Italy at the stadium of Wembley, located in London, at 8:00 PM (local time).

The excitement among the English is such that throughout Euro 2020 the streets of the most important cities of the country have been filled with fans who have enthusiastically celebrated each of the triumphs of their team.

Image source, Getty Images


Soccer fans celebrate England’s triumph over Denmark in the semi-finals last Wednesday.

While they hug, clap, jump and scream there is a motto in the background that is repeated over and over again: “It’s coming home” (“is coming home”).


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