Timberlake showing England-Croatia before London show

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       Justin Timberlake will show England's World Cup semi-final against Croatia at his show on Wednesday

The American popstar is now on tour in the United Kingdom and showed his love for the Three Lions, who will play their first World Cup semi-final in 28 years against Croatia on Wednesday, during a gig at the O2 Arena. That phrase inspired comedy duo Frank Skinner and David Baddiel to partner with the band The Lightning Seeds to write "Three Lions (It's Coming Home)" ― a song that became an anthem for English soccer fans.

And pop megastar Timberlake even referenced the tune at his sold-out set at the O2 Arena, declaring himself an "honorary Brit" before leading a chorus of those famous lines.

"IT'S. COMING. HOME!" yells Timberlake in the clip above.

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TV audience figures have sky-rocketed during the tournament, with a staggering 19.6 million people watching England's win over Sweden in the quarter-finals.

With the national team set to play in a World Cup semifinal, England is now firmly in the midst of a debilitating bout of World Cup fever.

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