When England’s Ad Stole George’s Greatest Line

They say imitation is the highest form of flattery. The Carlsberg England World Cup advert ahead of last year’s tournament featured Jeff Stelling, Paddy McGuinness, and Ian Wright and perhaps in a nod to their near neighbours also borrowed George Hamilton’s most famous line.

25 years on from the day it was uttered, take a look back at the brilliant reenactment if Roddy Doyle’s The Van. “I love Ireland”.

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