The atmosphere at a football game is unique, unlike any other sporting code with supporters worldwide singing chants throughout.
Back home, here’s a few others:
Australia skipper Mile Jedinak has attracted plenty of admirers during his 75-game international career, plenty more after his play-offs hat-trick heroics against Honduras. Subsequently Socceroos fans converted KC and the Sunshine Band’s ‘Give It Up’ as a tribute to the bearded Aston Villa man.
Domestically there’s some clever dicks around the A-League coming up with his fresh chants.
Fans are going to want to sign about you when you’re a two-time Johnny Warren medal winner. And Brisbane Roar’s German maestro Thomas Broich won much adoration during his time at Suncorp Stadium. Roar fans ripped off the Life Of Brian tune ‘Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life’, replaced by ‘Always Look On The Left Side For Broich’ to tribute their star man.
Sydney FC supporters always sing Rod Stewart’s ‘Rhythm Of My Heart’ in the 23rd minute after The Cove founder William ‘Doggadog’ Duran who passed away in 2012, changing the final line from “I’ll be sailing” to “I’ll be Sydney”!