Does Ireland have the world’s coolest footballing-loving President?
“Something collective is happening and the people of the country will be behind them” – His words should be as true today as they were last summer.
We came across this inspiring gem from last year. Go to 0:35 to see Michael D’s simply brilliant celebration of the goal against Croatia.
Sport is a collective expression, and it’s the most important thing
It may still be hard to look back on 2012 with much cheer but we shouldn’t forget the pride we felt prior to the European Championship. Now, as we look to resurrect our dream of reaching Brazil, the words of President Michael D Higgins are just as relevant.