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The Irish men's hockey team had to perform the national anthem acapella, and it was priceless

“Sinne Fianna Fáil…”

Rio Olympics Hockey Men Source: Dario Lopez-Mills

THIS AFTERNOON, IRELAND’S men’s hockey team took to the pitch to play Germany in their third match of the tournament.

But before play got underway, both teams had to stand for their respective national anthems. Only problem? There was no music meaning that both teams had to perform acapella.

Instead of lipsyncing or mumbling, Ireland gave a very, shall we say, spirited rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann…

(If you can’t see the video, please click here.)

Sure, didn’t they do us all proud?

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