Comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel who wrote 1996 Three Lions song being chanted across the nation share a kiss to celebrate victory
- Duo who recorded Britpop classic with The Lightning Seeds share joy at victory
- David Beckham won a bet against Sweden’s record scorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic
- The Swede must now buy former England captain dinner at venue of his choice
Comedians Frank Skinner and David Baddiel joined in with England’s victory celebrations last night as their anthem Three Lions was being sung across the country.
The comedy duo – who recorded the song in 1996 with band The Lightning Seeds – tweeted a photograph of them sharing a final-whistle kiss.
Meanwhile other celebrities took to social media to tell of their delight at England’s triumph over Sweden.
The comedy duo shared a kiss in a tweet celebrating England making the semi-finals in this year’s World Cup
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David Beckham was celebrating after winning a bet against Sweden’s record goalscorer Zlatan Ibrahimovic over the outcome.
As a result, the Swede will have to buy the former England captain dinner at a restaurant of his choice.
Bill Bailey correctly predicted the outcome of the game with the help of his pet ‘chicken of destiny’.
The comedian posted a video on Twitter showing the bird faced with England and Sweden flags – and waddling over to the former.
Bailey promised: ‘More predictions will follow! Other animals may be involved! Well done England! The chicken has spoken.’
Several celebrities, including BBC presenter Jeremy Vine, shared a tweet wrongly attributed to goalscorer Harry Maguire, which read: ‘Just spent four hours putting together a flatpack f****** desk lamp. I will seek vengeance on the nation of Sweden, in this life or the next.’
The tweet was supposedly posted in 2016, but Maguire only signed up to Twitter last year.
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