World Cup 2018: All of the best 'it's coming home' memes in one place

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No matter how many times you've heard it this summer, the chants of "football's coming home" will never cease to be infectious.

For whatever reason (maybe it's the fact that England stands a very good chance of reaching the final this time) Three Lions, a song from 1996 by two comedians and a Britpop band, is sweeping the nation again.

Unless you are really old (like us) you might not know all the lyrics to the song. So, for your consideration, here are all the lyrics for you to cut out and keep.

It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming.

Football's coming home.

It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming,

Football's coming home.

It's coming home, it's coming home, it's coming,

Football's coming home.

Everyone seems to know the score, 

They've seen it all before

They just know 

They're so sure 

That England's gonna 

Throw it away 

Gonna blow it away 

But I know they can play 

'Cos I remember 


Three lions on the shirt 

Jules Rimet still gleaming 

Thirty years of hurt 

Never stoppped me dreaming 

So many jokes, so many jeers 

But all those oh-so-nears 

Wear you down 

Through the years 

But I still see that 

Tackle by Moore 

And when Lineker scored 

Bobby belting the ball 

And Nobby dancing 

I know that was then 

But it could be again 

It's coming home 

It's coming 

Football's coming home 

(It's coming home) 

Three lions on a shirt (It's coming home) 

(It's coming) 

Jules Rimet still gleaming (Football's coming home) 

(It's coming home) 

Thirty years of hurt (It's coming home) 

(It's coming) 

Never stopped me dreaming (Football's coming home)

With that out the way, and we have to admit that it is a lot of fun watching videos of waves of people chanting the song, it's time to look at some of the best 'it's coming home' memes.

We're not being biased or showing any sort of favouritism towards England, but the quality of football memes on display this summer have been exceptional, especially any inspired by movies, television, music or pop culture.

The Matrix.

A Night at the Roxbury.

The Shawshank Redemption.

Peaky Blinders.

Planet of the Apes.

The Wolf of Wall Street.

Avengers: Infinity War.

Friends (x 2).

Love Actually.

Notting Hill.

Whitney Houston.


The Office.

Beyond pop culture, here are some other great 'it's coming home memes' that have graced our timeline.

Even Jesse Lingard got in on the action.

And let's not forget about the men who actually gave us the song in the first place.

If England keeps this up we're sure that Twitter will just be 'it's coming home memes' for the next two weeks and nothing else.

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