- England fans explain what “it’s coming home” means.
- “Football’s coming home” was originally a song made for Euro 96.
- “It’s coming home” has become a rallying cry for the England team during the World Cup.
We asked England soccer fans to explain why they’re saying ‘it’s coming home’ and how the phenomenon has evolved during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The song title was taken from the tag-line for the tournament which was “Football Comes Home”, referring to the tournament coming to the United Kingdom.
Watch the video to see how fans were originally saying it ironically at the start of the World Cup and how their hope has now changed to expectation.
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