London. British pop group Atomic Kitten have released one of their biggest songs on the occasion of the European Football Championship with a new text about famous England national coach Gareth Southgate. He led this team to the EM Final for the first time on Wednesday. “Southgate You The One – Football’s Coming Home Again” is a remake of the 2000 song “Whole Again”, with which Atomic Kitten topped the charts in Great Britain and many other countries, including Germany.
England fans put the song back together during the 2018 World Cup and since then they regularly sing it at football matches and public spectacles. Instead of “Baby, you’re the one, you still turn me on, you can make me whole again” (Baby, you’re the one, you still turn me on, you can complete me again), they now sing: “Southgate, you’re the one who still turns me on.” Football is coming home again” (“Southgate, you are the one who keeps getting me excited. Football is coming home”).
The band performs in public
Atomic Kitten released the song before the European Championship semi-final, in which England beat Denmark 2-1 after extra time. The trio had previously performed at a public viewing event in London. “It has been a turbulent two days, but we are really excited and grateful that we can contribute to such great and patriotic energy that fills the streets,” the band wrote on their Facebook page.
Coach Southgate has been beloved by fans since the 2018 World Cup, when England surprisingly reached the semi-finals. On Sunday, the 50-year-old with the Three Lions can celebrate his biggest success since England’s 1966 World Cup win. Then his team will face Italy at Wembley.
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