UEFA have rejected a request for Frank Skinner, David Baddiel and the Lightning Seeds to play their iconic 'Three Lions' hit live at Wembley on Sunday.
The infamous tune, initially released in 1996, has become the anthem of England fans celebrating their country's success in international football.
And the hit song has been played non-stop during England's incredible run to the Euro 2020 final.
'Three Lions' will be played at Wembley this weekend – but only over the speakers when the players are warming up.
Discussing the song, Skinner told Channel 4 show The Last Leg: "There was a suggestion that we sang (Three Lions) on the pitch before the final on Sunday and UEFA said it was too partisan and not fair to the Italians to have that.
"In the opening game, which was Italy versus Turkey, Andrea Bocelli sang Nessun Dorma before the game."
UEFA clarified their stance on the matter, claiming the only issue was pre-match scheduling.
"No additional elements can be integrated at this stage due to the very tight countdown schedule and operational complexities ahead of the kick-off," a UEFA spokesperson said.
UEFA continued by saying Three Lions had been chosen as "the fan song" by the FA and will be played during the players' warm-up.
Fans of other countries have lambasted the song as 'arrogant' – with Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel mocking the lyrics last week.
But Baddiel has moved to clarify the exact meaning of the hit song.
"It's about how we mainly lose but still irrationally believe that this time, hope might triumph over experience," he said this week.
"It's about yearning and magical thinking. It's about the condition of being a football fan. Admittedly people have taken (Football's Coming Home) to mean all sorts of b******s."
Despite being 25 years old, the song has again shot up the charts this week.
Skinner and Baddiel's track reached umber four on Friday as England look to finally end their tournament hoodoo on Sunday.
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