This Russian rock band thanked England for rugby in a performance that almost landed them in jail

first_imgWednesday Oct 23, 2019 This Russian rock band thanked England for rugby in a performance that almost landed them in jail A group of Russian rugby players have formed a punk rock band and paid tribute to England rugby for inventing the game. They unfolded a large banner on the Moskva River and performed by the Embassy of the United Kingdom in Moscow during the filming of their new music video.ADVERTISEMENTThe large banner had the inscription “ENGLAND, THANK YOU FOR RUGBY!” and was unfolded from the upper deck of a boat.The Rugbystols performed a song called “England, Thanks For Rugby”, which is a cover of the Sex Pistols’ undying anthem “God Save The Queen.”The act drew the attention of the police, and the girls spent several hours at the local police station explaining the nature of their actions to law enforcement officers. Following negotiations with the police, the video was finished, and the footage featuring police officers in full uniform made it to the final cut.“My girlfriends and I have been playing rugby for 5 years, and we are very grateful to England for inventing our favourite sport,” said Victoria Em, professional rugby player.“We wholeheartedly want to make our feelings known to the people of England, and draw the attention of Russian sports fans to rugby. We were inspired by the hit song by the British punk band Sex Pistols.“Indeed, we happened to face the police during filming, but our sport is not for the faint of heart, and we successfully finished what we started. We hope that rugby home country audience will enjoy our video and learn that this great sport is loved and played in Russia!”ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error See it to Believe it Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Experts explain what actually happens… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: Leigh Halfpenny makes yet another… 26 WEEKS AGO Parisse alley-oop magic sets up brilliant… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more