This year we're not going to do it. We're not going to get carried away. We're not going to ahead of ourselves and start suggesting that England will win the World Cup. We've been through this emotional turmoil too many times. Wait, what?
Nevermind, we did it anyway, and the result was a great run of games and memes that's been thoroughly enjoyable.
Here are some of the best for your entertainment:
It's coming home... pic.twitter.com/Qxg8g0HvLe— British Airways (@British_Airways) July 7, 2018
It’s coming home. ALW pic.twitter.com/WQfRnajsLT— Andrew Lloyd Webber (@OfficialALW) July 7, 2018
Yeah so a good header doesn’t hurt. I mean the moment you head it proper, you feel it’s a good one. Know what I mean love? pic.twitter.com/a5b8UqDjv2— Kyle Walker (@kylewalker2) July 7, 2018
No mum, I’m not coming home. It’s... pic.twitter.com/VdFHVoEfTI— Jesse Lingard (@JesseLingard) July 3, 2018
It’s coming home..... who believes? pic.twitter.com/rQYDUt97lx— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) July 4, 2018
Just rang me ol mucker Gareth Southgate— Derek Trotter (@DelBoy_ofah) July 5, 2018
Had a little message for him pic.twitter.com/7J22a9ffLV
Sorry not sorry pic.twitter.com/MJAhjybp6E— Eurogamer (@eurogamer) July 5, 2018
It's coming home. Even Star-Lord knows it. pic.twitter.com/na8Vz4zH2B— BBC Radio 1 (@BBCR1) July 4, 2018
Marcel knows pic.twitter.com/Ycn7kkQwbg— Stanley Yelnats (@georgefsm) July 3, 2018
"Do you Harry Edward Kane know it's coming home?"— SportsJOE (@SportsJOE_UK) July 3, 2018
"I do" pic.twitter.com/Gb1y8xNZFW
If you've never seen the original and have no idea what it's all about, here it is, in all its glory.