The best England jokes before Euro 2016 opener against Russia

First game is on Saturday night.

Plenty of England jokes were doing the rounds before their opening game of Euro 2016, against Russia

So these are the best of the England jokes from over the past couple of days as fans get ready for the national side’s first game of Euro 2016.

With England set to face Russia on Saturday evening, they’ll not have long to wait before they see the team in action.

And here are the best England jokes as the country prepares for Euro 2016 in France:

England Euro 2016 hopes rest on this mans shoulders… pic.twitter.com/rzsk46Jlzb

— Footy Memes (@FootyMemes) June 9, 2016

"that's when the terrorism will start, if england get to the final that's when the terrorism will start. i can guarantee it" – my boss

— Ashley (@ashleypancamo) June 9, 2016

England 😂 pic.twitter.com/7KuhD43fFb

— Soccer Quotes (@SoccerQuotes17) June 9, 2016

Sports direct selling England shirts with the wrong spelling on them 😂😂 @TheLadBible @SportsDirectUK pic.twitter.com/he6Rbnfxo4

— Jack (@JWallsy) June 9, 2016

Grown man walking around with a teddy bear. England out in the group stages pic.twitter.com/FvbnqJKFZj

— Nigerian God (@Echecrates) June 9, 2016

Women are applauded as they walk past #England fans in Marseille, on June 9, 2016, before the #EURO2016 (Getty) pic.twitter.com/ks25stPDDB

— Sports Photos (@sportsphotos) June 9, 2016

Quick build a wall around England while they're gone https://t.co/RmqyWBPxJr

— Jonathan Liew (@jonathanliew) June 9, 2016

When England's playing in the Euros and your mam has to go that little bit ott👀 pic.twitter.com/YGw45Kz2VZ

— kharis goodall (@kharisgoodall9) June 9, 2016

The BBC and other UK broadcasters have, collectively, come up with a shorter name for the England football team at the Euros…"us".

— John Laverty (@JohnCharlesLave) June 9, 2016

What bird wants to stay at mine on Saturday and get done in when England get beat by Russia

— luke upton (@lukeupton11) June 9, 2016

Eric Dier and John Stones working hard and focusing ahead of #EURO2016#ENG pic.twitter.com/wexZ7ayNyK

— UEFA EURO 2016 (@Euro16Updates) June 9, 2016

Sky reporter: "The sun shines 300 days a year in Marseille, will the sun be shining on England on Saturday night?"

No. It's night.

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) June 9, 2016

Apparently ironing my #England flags before they're put up is a form of OCD……..#EURO2016 @aglancy123

— Wendy (@WendyGlancy) June 9, 2016

Just a reminder that we're trusting this man to deliver success to the whole country this summer #Euro2016 https://t.co/cS28LG9gCI

— Raj Lyall (@lyallr) June 9, 2016

England performers sent home from Euros after failing drugs tests pic.twitter.com/X6pWlLfAWK

— Oldfirmfacts (@Oldfirmfacts1) June 9, 2016

SkySport reckon Rooney's a father figure to the young England squad..Only if they have Grannies or Prostitutes as their Mothers #ctid #mcfc

— Dee MCFC (@DeeDeeBee333) June 9, 2016

Taken over a van #ycfc #euro2016 pic.twitter.com/2rCwdbfmCS

— Wayne Fawcett (@waynefawcett) June 9, 2016

Anybody who says they don't care about England in the euros needs to reevaluate their lives

— bill (@hallbill_) June 9, 2016

England fans in Marseille chanting: "Isis,where are you?" pic.twitter.com/8y7ng6JcbP

— When Sunday Comes (@WSCsm) June 9, 2016

England fans at a major tournament starter pack pic.twitter.com/0EhL2QuUjA

— Kieran Davies (@kierandavies96) June 9, 2016

big fan of England fans kicking off before the tournament has even started, it's our year

— ryan (@ryanclarke__) June 9, 2016

The Stone Roses releasing a good tune, #England fighting in Marseille ahead of #Euro2016, everybody's talking about the good old days!

— Casual Mind (@CasualMind_) June 9, 2016