I got the intended first round of posts done in record time, so a bonus entry with one about
Brazil Northern Ireland:
Pictured above is the Norn Ireland team celebrating after they, at home, beat Spain 3-2.
But despite David Healy’s heroics after he scored a hat-trick in that game, they still failed to qualify for the 2008 European Finals. Which as you will remember was won by…Spain.
Additional note: Which I think should be err… noted… here was the aforementioned Healy who became the leading goalscorer in the competition when he score 13 of NI’s 15 goals including the 3 against Spain, 2 against Sweden and 5 times against Liechtenstein.
For this World Cup Qualifier they are currently 2nd in their group and have a good chance of qualifying for this one, but Healy has still got to find his boots having only scored one in this compo so far.
As to the music:
I don’t know where and when this started, there’s no accurate description anywhere of it’s source. If you know of the history then -> comments below. Ta.
But for some reason the fans started singing…
|» Jackie Fullerton & George Jones with Clubsound – We’re Not Brazil, We’re Northern Ireland