The Argentine song that insults the English over the Falklands War becomes the country’s main song on Spotify after the video of Lionel Messi’s team singing it after the World Cup victory went viral.
- Argentina’s soccer team filmed a song that includes the lyrics “Damn English in the Malvinas, I don’t forget” after reaching the World Cup final
- Anthem is already the top song on Spotify in the South American country
- Lionel Messi and his team will play France on Sunday for the World Cup trophy.
An Argentine song insulting the English over the Falklands War has become the country’s top song on Spotify after a video of Lionel Messi’s team singing the song during the World Cup went viral.
Video surfaced of jubilant Argentine players removing their shirts as they mocked Brazil and England in the song after they defeated Croatia in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday night.
The lyrics include a line that reads ‘Ingleses putos de Malvinas no me olvido’, which roughly translates to ‘F***ing English in the Falklands, I don’t give’.
The word ‘putos’ to describe the English often has homophobic connotations and can also mean cowards, while the Malvinas are known by their Spanish name ‘Las Malvinas’.
And now, it has emerged that the song, which has become popular with Argentine players and fans alike, became the country’s number one song on Spotify, he reports. balloons.
The Argentine song that insults the English over the Falklands War has become the country’s main song on Spotify after a video of Lionel Messi’s team singing the song during the World Cup went viral (pictured). )
Defender Nicolás Otamendi shared images of the team’s celebrations on his Instagram Stories after the 3-0 win on Tuesday night. The team will play France in the World Cup final on Sunday.
Argentine teammates including Manchester United’s Lisandro Martínez and two-time Manchester City goalscorer Julián Álvarez could be seen joining in the insulting chant.
The complete chant is: ‘Brazilian, what happened, the five-time champion screwed up’. Messi went to Rio and left with the cup.
‘We are the Argentine band and we will always cheer them on, because we have the dream of being world champions.
‘I’m like that, I’m Argentine, fucking English in the Malvinas, I don’t forget. I am like that, I encourage you, I follow Argentina everywhere.’
The opening lyrics refer to Argentina’s victory in the 2021 Copa América, the South American version of the Euro Cup, which was held in Brazil, its biggest rival.
Video surfaced of jubilant Argentina players taking off their shirts as they taunted Brazil and England in the song after they beat Croatia in the World Cup semi-final on Tuesday night.
Defender Nicolás Otamendi shared images of the team’s celebrations on his Instagram Stories after the 3-0 win against Croatia on Tuesday night.
Argentina still claims sovereignty over the Falklands despite being a British Overseas Territory since 1833, and the islanders voted overwhelmingly to remain part of the UK.
But Argentina claims it acquired the Falklands from Spain in 1816 before Britain asserted its dominance.
In 1982, the archipelago was invaded by Argentine forces who were repulsed in a ten-week war ordered by Margaret Thatcher and the islands returned to British control.
Argentine fans have another chant that references both the English and the Malvinas who have been singing in Qatar.
The lyrics say: ‘We chase the English everywhere, the Germans are afraid to cross us, oh Brazilian, you don’t know what awaits you when you come to play La Bombonera.
‘For the colors of my country I give my life, as the soldiers did in the Malvinas, when I die I don’t want flowers, I want a fabric that has these colors’.
In 1982, the Falkland Islands were invaded by Argentine forces who were repulsed in a ten-week war ordered by Margaret Thatcher and the islands reverted to British control. Pictured: British soldiers raising the flag after the war.