But I still see that
Tackle by Moore
And when Lineker scored
Bobby belting the ball
And Nobby dancing

Baddiel, Skinner & The Lightning Seeds - Three Lions lyrics meaning

Meaning

The song references several of the key moments in England’s football history, including Bobby Moore’s last-ditch tackle on Brazilian striker Jairzinho in the 1970 World Cup, Gary Lineker’s equaliser against West Germany in the Italia ’90 semi-final, Bobby Charlton’s long-range goal in the 1966 World Cup and Nobby Stiles’ victory jig following England’s win in 1966.

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