Schedule reminder and previous anthem parodies (times ET):

Thursday, 11 a.m.: Russia-Saudi Arabia
Friday, 8 a.m.: this one

EGYPT

These melismas are killing me …

Mo Salah, Mo Salah, Mo Saaaa-lah
Likely you’ll be-e-e our leading scorrrr-er

Bob Bradley, Bob Bradley, Bob Bradley
Thanks to you, we’re now better than the ni-ineties 

We inven-n-ted lots of stuff
Saying “thaaank you” wouldn’t hurrrrrt 

Yes we know the Sphinx lost its nose
We’re sorrrrry Napoleon was blamed

The tourists, the tourists, the tourrrr-ists
Count for twee-lve percent of our worrrrk-force

Repeating, repeating, repeeeeeating …
Does this anthem just ha-ave seven worrrrrds?

URUGUAY

(Instrumental fanfare until the 1:08 mark. Sing “Kill the wabbit” where it fits.)

1930 and then 1950!
Yes, we’ve won this thing once and again

(Repeat)

This is really a long brutal anthem
And it goes on and on and on and on

(Repeat, even though the meter really doesn’t fit — the original has the same problem)

Yes, it goes on and on … 

This is really a long brutal anthem
And it goes on and on and on and on

And it goes on and on …
Four minutes more!

(Seriously, this anthem never ends. Most of it is about dying for your country.)

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