Ryanair pilot’s rousing speech to Irish football fans
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Ryanair pilot’s rousing speech to Irish football fans

WE may be out of the Euros but some memories will keep us smiling for a long time to come.

Irish fans making their way to Lyon for the knockout game against France got a special treat.

Ryanair pilot Greg Browne came into the cabin and greeted the planeload of fans before take-off.

In a video posted to Twitter by 2FM DJ Declan Pierce the pilot can be seen asking the fans on board to enjoy themselves and have a lot of craic.

He then went on to introduce all his cabin crew as Gary Breen – taking inspiration from a favourite Irish fans’ song about dreaming of a team of Gary Breens.

After telling his passengers that Ryanair has a very strict uniform policy and they’re not allowed to wear their own clothes, he said: “But today, I think because of the occasion, I’m going to put that out the window and I’m going to wear my very own jersey while I’m flying the plane.”

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At one point the Ryanair captain even said he would turn the plane around if he felt the crowd wasn’t singing loud enough.

Watch the full video below…