"So I think they paid England, well earned respect, but you do learn a lot".
Since it first topped the charts 22 years ago, the song become the soundtrack for England fans at a string of global tournaments, including this year's World Cup. Demi Lovato from the top of the charts on Sunday evening.
If you should be in England during the World Cup, you will hear it uttered every few minutes as if it were a totally casual remark: "Oy, mate, it's coming home", one lad will say to another.
England will play Croatia on Wednesday for a place in the World Cup final.
He said he was delighted with his own song's success.
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"Three Lions" was England's catchy Euro 96 anthem, in which The Lightning Seeds and comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner sang about the nation's footballing woes since winning the World Cup 30 years previous.
The Official Vodafone Big Top 40, produced by Global, is said to be the only chart that reflects consumption of music in the United Kingdom in real time.
And now, thanks to the meme, it's No. 1 on the charts in England!
"Confident, professional and a team that are playing for each other, playing for the manager and playing for our country..."
As celebrations rage, and ahead of the team's next bout, you may have noticed lots of United Kingdom fans saying, "It's coming home".
Indeed, when even the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, is forced to admit it's coming home, then you know the battle is already won.