It is two and a half hours till kick off and BBC News has well and TRULY lost it pic.twitter.com/9sTeIkSBn7
— Scott Bryan (@scottygb) July 11, 2018
BBC News featured cameos from Sooty and Sweep in the build-up to England’s World Cup semi-final defeat against Croatia at Russia 2018.
The beloved children’s characters appeared with a helping hand from Richard Cadell in a lighthearted segment to offer support for Gareth Southgate’s Three Lions.
Waving his wand, Sooty attempts to cast a magic spell in England’s favour with the time-honoured catchphrase “izzy, wizzy, let’s get busy”.
It was ultimately to prove in vain, however, as was Sweep’s motivational message: