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It was an extremely shut one on Sunday night when England beat Slovakia, after Jude Bellingham’s heroic objective within the remaining minute of standard time stored them within the recreation.

As the Lions journey to the Euro 2024 remaining, The Beatles basic Hey Jude continues to be belted out by followers in honour of the younger celebrity footballer.

In reality, Paul McCartney’s 1968 track, written to consolation John Lennon’s son Julian after his mother and father’ divorce, seems set to be UK No 1 as soon as once more over 50 years on.

Alex Apati of Ladbrokes mentioned: “We had been seconds away from pricing up Gareth Southgate’s imminent substitute however, hey… Jude made issues a complete lot higher for his boss – and the entire nation – and we’re anticipating the Beatles basic to high the charts over the subsequent few weeks.”

As it stands Hey Jude has odds of 11/10, which is sort of odds-on, to hit No 1 within the UK singles chart earlier than the top of July.

Meanwhile, England are the 7/2 favourites to win Euro 2024 after shedding out on penalties to Italy within the remaining final time round.

Upon its launch, Hey Jude was 1968’s high promoting single within the UK, US, Australia and Canada. Considered one of many best songs of all time, it has offered round eight million copies over time.