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Fans backing Stormzy to record England’s official Euro 2016 song

Grime artist Stormzy has emerged as a surprise contender to record England’s official Euro 2016 song.

The London-born star has risen rapidly over the past year after he bagged the best grime artist at last year’s MOBO awards, and now fans are getting behind him for the ultimate musical accolade.

There’s only one problem – Louis Tomlinson.

The One Direction singer and Gabby Agbonlahor’s sworn nemesis is currently the bookie’s favourites at 9/2, with Stormzy sitting at 9/1, having been at 18/1 just last night.

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While Calum Chambers said last week that he wanted Justin Bieber to record the track, we’re fully behind the effort to get Stormzy to lay it down for us.

Sure, it’ll be no Three Lions, but nothing ever will be.

Betfair have odds of 18/1 for Baddiel & Skinner to make a comeback, 20 years on, and say the race is on to see who will be given the honour.

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“Well known out-of-work pop star and notable football fan, Louis Tomlinson is the current 9/2 favourite to record England’s Euro 2016 song this year,” said Betfair’s Colm Rock.

“No stranger to pre-sporting event performances and after dropping a hint on Twitter, Betfair customers have been backing Stormzy from 18/1 to 9/1 to rally support for the England team this summer.

“Arguably one of the most loved football songs, despite not being the official song of the tournament, was Three Lions by Skinner and Baddiel and they are 18/1 to get back together and put in a repeat performance whilst John Barnes is 18/1 to record a follow up to his 1990 World in Motion rap.”

It also seems appropriate to just leave this here, a throwback to that time we mentioned Stormzy’s name in our tweets. 


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