FIFA World Cup: Britain’s House of Commons to Fly The Flag During England Matches As A Sign Of Hope And Support

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FIFA World Cup: Britain’s House of Commons to Fly The Flag During England Matches As A Sign Of Hope And Support
National flag of England, St Georges flag to be flown by the House of Commons whenever England’s National Team is to play a match beginning from the last 16 match fixtures in Russia/ Photo Credit: dreamstime.com
The 2018 FIFA World Cup has been pretty sensational and disturbing as it has featured a new whole different turn of events in its last matches. In a bid to cheer and support the Gareth Southgate’s England (England’s National Football Team), Britain’s House of Commons have decided to fly the flag of St. George.

An announcement made by Prime Minister Theresa May to consummate the decision of the House of Commons indicated that the flag will be made to fly over her residence situated at 10 Downing Street on the days the Team will play.

This decision to fly the St. George’s flag in support of the National Team of England will be implemented from next week when the Team will play their last 16 match that is scheduled to start from the 2nd of July, 2018.

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England has recorded a very bright start in Russia as they defeated Tunisia in a 2-1 win and whooped panama to a bitter 6-1 defeat to make it through the World Cup knockout rounds.

Here’s Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech extract.

“I am keen that the House shows its support for the team in the World Cup, as I would be if any of the other home nations were competing — as I hope they will be in 2022,” Bercow told MPs.

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“I’ve therefore decided that the House of Commons will indeed fly the St George’s flag for the next England game, which will be on Monday, July 2 or Tuesday, July 3 — dependent on the outcome of today’s match against Belgium.

“I know I speak for the whole House in wishing the Three Lions the best of luck tonight.”

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