THE England football squad have agreed to sing the national anthem before World Cup matches if it’s changed to Earthquake by Labrinth.
The compromise has been proposed in answer to Roy Hodgson’s demand that all players sing the national anthem in full while wearing armour on horseback.
Midfielder Jordan Henderson said: “Labrinth’s British, he drops a line about Buckingham Palace, and Tinie Tempah drops a mad verse on the bridge.
“It’s the sensible decision.
But critics claim the song, which boasts of rampages and reducing houses to rubble and dust, will unrealistically raise hopes of England scoring a goal.
Joe Hart said: Some of the lads want Coldplay but it makes the team sluggish and listless, and Roys said we need to save that level of performance for the second half.”
The Royal household, expected to disapprove the change, replied that they didnt even consider football a sport so the team could sing whatever they liked, though Her Majesty does hum along to that one about not surrendering to the IRA.