England’s crunch World Cup game against Colombia is only a few hours away now and the whole country is getting excited. Over at the Guardian, however, the big game is a perfect opportunity to take a pop at Brexit voters. According to a piece on the paper’s website, ‘If this England team represents anyone, it’s the 48%: the remainers’. It goes on to say:
Of course, what the article doesn’t make clear is what stop and search actually has to do with Brexit. And nor does it have much time apparently for the third of Asian voters, or the 27 per cent of black voters, who voted in favour of Britain leaving the EU.
Still, it seems that some people are determined to read the referendum into every situation – including the World Cup. In the spirit of unity, Mr S. urges Remain and Leave voters to ignore the Guardian and get behind the team. Perhaps they can also take some inspiration from our Brexit football chant competition…