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Mixed reaction to Irish hockey team singing the national anthem acapella

“Sinne Fianna Fáil…”

Rio Olympics Hockey Men Source: Dario Lopez-Mills

IRELAND’S MEN’S HOCKEY team took to the pitch to play Germany in their third match of the tournament yesterday afternoon.

But before play got underway, both teams had to stand for their respective national anthems. Only problem? There was no music meaning that both teams had to perform acapella.

Instead of lipsyncing or mumbling, Ireland gave a very, shall we say, spirited rendition of Amhrán na bhFiann…

(If you can’t see the video, please click here.)

Sure, didn’t they do us all proud?

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Written by Amy O’Connor and posted on DailyEdge.ie

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