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ABBA tune brings rival sports fans together to sing 'Dancing Queen'

Thank you for the music, ABBA! To no one's surprise, one of the Swedish pop band's popular tunes managed to unite soccer rivals and erase borders — at least for about three minutes.

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As videos shared on Twitter reveal, Swedish and Irish soccer fans were mingling on the streets of Paris in the run-up to the Euro 2016 Ireland vs. Sweden matchup.

But they were a pretty disunited, segregated lot. That is, until one Swedish genius began playing "Dancing Queen" through a speaker.

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It took a few seconds, but the Irish just couldn't resist the pull of a good tune, and joined in with their rivals to sing along.

Nothing can withstand a good disco beat!

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‘Mamma Mia!’ ABBA makes rare reunion appearance

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