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England wins the social media World Cup

  • Published at 03:43 pm July 8th, 2018
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England fans react as they watch the Russia 2018 World Cup quarter-final football match between Sweden and England on a big screen in Millennium Sqaure in Leeds, northern England on July 7, 2018 AFP

Multiple social media platforms are overflowing with memes, fan made videos, and tweets from England fans, cheering for their favorite team

Defeating Sweden by 2-0 goals, the English football team now finds itself preparing for a World Cup semifinal for the first time in 28 years.

England fans have been claiming on social media that football is "coming home," the chorus of the country's favorite football song titled "Three Lions," written when England hosted the European Championships in 1996 and reached the semifinals.

Multiple social media platforms are overflowing with memes, fan made videos, and tweets from England fans, cheering for their favorite team.

England reached the World Cup finals only once before, back in 1966 when they hosted and won the Fifa World Cup.