Frank backs Germany

'It's a controversial choice...'

Frank Skinner has invited the anger of England fans by saying he wants Germany to win the World Cup.

The comic says he's supporting England's bitterest rivals because he wants a European team to win.

But, paradoxically, his first choice after England was host nation South Korea.

Skinner, who created classic football anthem Three Lions, told the Sun: "I was even thinking of wearing my replica German shirt at the weekend, but I thought that would be a bit dangerous.

"I was gutted when England went out but Germany are Europeans so they're kind of the home team now.

"I know it's a controversial choice but I would prefer them to Brazil any day."

Published: 27 Jun 2002

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