Sir Geoff Hurst dances with David Baddiel and Frank Skinner to belt out It's Coming Home as Euro 2020 excitement peaks

SIR Geoff Hurst danced with David Baddiel and Frank Skinner as they belted out "It's Coming Home" on stage as Euro 2020 excitement reached a fever pitch today.

The 1966 World Cup Winner, 79, busted a move alongside the Lightning Seeds as they performed their smash hit 'Three Lions' to a crowd of jubilant England fans.

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Footage shows the ex-England striker, who scored a hattrick against West Germany to clinch the World Cup for England, taking the stage with the band this afternoon at the 229 music venue in London.

Dozens of Three Lions fans draped in the St George's flag dance along, belting out the words of the iconic hit.

Security gave up attempts to remove people from standing up in the chairs with one boozy fan taking his top off.

The performance came at the end of The Lightning Seeds set, in support of the National Lottery's Revive Live Tour, which is backing the return of live music to grassroots music venues in the wake of the pandemic.

David Smith, 51, from Grimsby, said: "It was absolutely amazing and surreal. I said to my wife that it was my Woodstock moment.


"I started crying, I was so emotional. To see Sir Geoff Hurst introduce the best song ever.

"This is our moment, we've waited so long for this. This is our time."

Matt Armitage, 26, said: "It was amazing. At the end we were absolutely losing it, England flags waving everywhere."

The smash-hit, released in 1996, has become the unofficial anthem of the Three Lions' Euros campaign.

It has become integral to English football, with Boris Johnson even urging the nation to "bring it home" after England's nail-biting semi-final win against Denmark on Wednesday.

Over 60,000 fans will have Wembley rocking tonight as Harry Kane leads the Three Lions into their first major tournament final since 1966.

The Three Lions’ incredible run has captivated the entire country after a miserable 18 months of lockdown restrictions, with excitement reaching fever pitch after the team surged into the final with a 2-1 over Denmark on Wednesday.

Fired-up fans began packing out pubs from 5am this morning, while Trafalgar Square in Central London is heaving with boozy supporters.

Boris Johnson was among a string of famous figure to send a good luck message ahead of tonight's final – urging the team to "bring it home".

The Queen also yesterday paid tribute to the "spirit, commitment and pride" of the England football team in a good luck message ahead of the Euro 2020 final.

In a note to manager Gareth Southgate, the monarch sent her "good wishes" for the clash against Italy.

In her written message to the team, the Queen recalled presenting the Jules Rimet trophy to Bobby Moore almost six decades ago.

She said: "Fifty-five years ago I was fortunate to present the World Cup to Bobby Moore and saw what it meant to the players, management and support staff to reach and win the final of a major international football tournament.

"I want to send my congratulations and that of my family to you all on reaching the final of the European Championships, and send my good wishes for tomorrow with the hope that history will record not only your success but also the spirit, commitment and pride with which you have conducted yourselves."

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