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23 things that will give you extreme Italia 90 feelings

REPUBALICK OF IRELAND!

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IT WON’T TAKE much to set any of you off we’re guessing.

We’re in the midst of the 25th anniversary of Ireland’s glory days at Italia 90.

Here are a few things to get your nostalgia all revved up…

This t-shirt

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This t-shirt

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This Late Late Show performance

IRELAND IRELAND REPUBALICK OF IRELAND….

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Like, LOOK at Gaybo giving it socks with the scarf and inflatable shamrock.

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Source: Mark Allen/YouTube

Jim Sheridan and Bono agreeing that Give it a Lash Jack is the greatest Irish song ever written

Source: leemo56/YouTube

Not forgetting Put Em Under Pressure of course

It spent 13 weeks at the top of the Irish singles charts and ensured that we’ll all always be part of Jackie’s army.

Source: almery1916/YouTube

Kevin Sheedy’s equaliser against England

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And Gary Linekar’s jersey swap

THAT save, and the little skip

25 June, 1990. What a day.

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And this reaction

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And this one

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The whole country’s, in fact

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Eamon Dunphy’s hair

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And Jack versus Eamon

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This video

jacks Source: ebay

The team meeting the Pope

IRISH FOOTBALL TEAM MEET THE POPE Source: EMPICS Sports Photo Agency

Soccer - World Cup - Italia 90 - Vatican Source: EMPICS Sports Photo Agency

This scene from The Van

“HE’S GORGEOUS”.

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This commemorative mug

Errant apostrophe and all.

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mug1 Source: ebay

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This milk bottle

milk Source: Darren O'Keefe

This Shoot! World Cup special

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This smile

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We Didn’t Start The Fire, Italia 90 style

Source: theworm2345/YouTube

Damn Schillaci

DAMN HIM!

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Ireland’s Italia 90 homecoming

As Jack Charlton said:

We prepared properly. We had a little bit of sun. We ate well. And we drank very little. We’re gonna change that tonight.

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Ireland Homecoming 1990 Source: INPHO

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