HRH RH.(His Royal Highness. Roy Hodgson)
Speaking to the chaps;
“When the camera zooms in at the start
and that first chord wells yer eyes
Make sure you know the words, to our song by heart
Through out the bleeding side.
Never let the opposition
Show you up you with their finesse
So you end up stuck in that position
Where you’re seen as vocally inept.
What starts off in the anthems
Can carry over to the match
So sing it loud and proud, just like them
Even louderer in fact.
I don’t wanna see no miming
Or pretending you can’t sing
I wanna hear you belt it out in perfect time
So the folks back home join in.
I wanna see arms around the shoulder
Portraying us all as one
You know like when we do them penalty shoot outs
The ones we’ve never won.
Hands on heart looks good as well
Before the rousing music starts
I know I’ve heard the joke that’s going round;
Rooney hasn’t got an heart.
Tears are good, so try and shed a few,
When the camera’s zooming in,
Like the ones, the fans at home have shed for you
In their frustration at your losing.
No. Of course the mascots won’t know our tune
They’re all be ..how do you say it, Brazilian?
I know they’ll be wearing the same shirts as you
But trust me, they’re not a threat or after a game,
They’re just a bunch of local children.
So we’re clear on all this anthem lark
Like er…. hyming from the same page
Er.. Ray before the lads start training, I meant to ask;
Who we playing in the opening game?”