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

Some pop songs can do what even world leaders cannot: bring together sworn enemies.
/ Source: TODAY

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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