Ten of the best England football tweets after victory over Sweden


The England football team are through to their first World Cup semi-final in almost 30 years and fans have marked the milestone with some pretty hilarious posts on social media.

We take a look at some of the best tweets capturing the euphoria being felt throughout the country following the Three Lions’ 2-0 win over Sweden on Saturday.

Here, former England defender Rio Ferdinand posts a video of ex-captain Alan Shearer celebrating the win by singing Lionel Richie’s All Night Long, using a breadstick as a microphone.

England manager Gareth Southgate has become an internet meme with this edited image of him buying a trophy cabinet from Swedish furniture store Ikea.

The euphoria proved a bit too much for one supporter who was seen falling through the roof of a bus stop in Clapham, south London.

British Airways got in on the social media fun posting a picture of a boarding pass showing football “coming home” from Moscow.

Video posted to Twitter also showed football supporters jumping on beds at an Ikea store in London.

This viral post showed how those at a church wedding kept on top of the England score on Saturday.

This mock-up image of the current England team winning the World Cup has been doing the rounds too, paying homage to the 1966 team who last lifted the trophy for England.

Harry Maguire has been hailed a hero after his impressive header opened the scoring on Saturday.

Even England believes it could be “coming home” – defender Kyle Walker can’t get the football anthem out of his head.

Nor can the guards at Windsor Castle, who have been playing the tune much to the satisfaction of England fans everywhere.



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