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Baddiel and Skinner are all of us as they announce football 'is just about coming home'
England beat Colombia on penalties (Picture: Reuters)

No matter where you were in England last night, were betting you went to sleep with shouts from outside echoing: Footballs coming home.

England have made it to the quarter-finals of the 2018 World Cup after a nail-biting game against Colombia, which culminated in penalties – and the Three Lions won on penalties for the first time ever in the tournament.

And, needless to say, the country lost its s***.

There was singing in the streets, Prince William was tweeting about it – and the men who coined the chant its coming home were happy as Larry.

David Baddiel and Frank Skinner were watching the match in Franks house – complete with the World Cup wall chart behind them, natch – and shared their celebration post-penalties on Twitter.

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Baddiel, 54, tweeted a picture of himself and Frank punching the air and grinning wildly, with the caption: Its just about still coming home.

Followers and fans thanked the duo for keeping the nations hopes alive, with The Late Late Show producer Ben Winston writing: This photo has given people so much joy. The two of you represent so much to so many of us. Love it.

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Baddiel and Skinner teamed up with the Lightning Seeds in 1996 for the official England song ahead of the Euros, producing the now-classic Three Lions.

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The song reached number one, as did the tweaked 98 version for the 1998 World Cup campaign.

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Despite not being re-released this year, its become the anthem of this years World Cup – with even Jesse Lingard giving the lyrics a nod post-match.

England will now take on Sweden this Saturday for a chance to proceed to the semi-final, where they will take on either Russia or Croatia.

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