The Summer Football Came Home: The Story of Euro 96


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It had been 30 years since England had won the World Cup, 30 years since the country had hosted a tournament. Gazza, Shearer, Sheringham, Seaman, Adams, and Ince played all their home games at Wembley that summer, and Three Lions topped the singles charts for two weeks with a refrain that echoed all over England: “Football’s coming home.” After a dazzling demolition of the Dutch, Terry Venables’s side met Germany in the semifinal—one final obstacle before the finals, and it looked a whole lot like the one that had sent England home from Italia 90. This is the story of Euro 96. Performed by Anatol Yusef.
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