Justin Timberlake Projects England Semi-Final on Stage Before London Gig

Justin Timberlake won the hearts of his English fans when he broadcast the World Cup semi-final onto the stage ahead of his London gig at the O2 Arena on July 11.

A video shared to Twitter by Amy Latter shows the match projected onto multiple big screens, so fans could watch England take on Croatia for a place in the final. “Justin Timberlake is my hero for doing this… COME ON ENGLAND,” Latter captioned the clip.

Hopefully the iconic popstar was able to lift football fans’ spirits with his upbeat tunes, after the squad was ultimately defeated 2-1 by Croatia in extra time. Credit: Amy Latter via Storyful