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1 December 2010

David Cameron: England’s number one fan

So you thought David Cameron was just faking being a football fan . . .

By Duncan Robinson

David Cameron has a difficult relationship with football. Heading rallies with Kevin Keegan, à la Blair? Not for him. He purports to be an Aston Villa fan, but judging by his awkward demeanour while watching the football this summer with Angela Merkel he doesn’t seem that comfortable with the national sport.

Or perhaps Cameron is so much of an England fan that he was just doing his best to stop himself from screaming “TWO WORLD WARS AND ONE WORLD CUP, DOO-DAH” in the German chancellor’s face, followed by a few swift verses of “Ten German Bombers”.

Further proof of Cameron’s hardcore support for the national team can be found in this video.

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(OK, so it’s not really Cameron, and it’s not even a hooligan, but it does look really like him . . . )

PS: If you’ve got a bit of spare cash, stick some money on a Cameron accumulator. It includes Manchester United losing to Blackpool and a 6-0 victory by Aston Villa over Liverpool. Confident. He also said he’d been impressed by Wigan this season. That would be Wigan who are currently 18th.

UPDATE: Turns out it might actually be Cameron in the second video.