Southampton and Ireland ace Shane Long honoured with brilliant banner

Shane Long

Shane Long + Lionel Richie is what dreams are made of.

We've got a lot of time for the Republic of Ireland and even more time for the striker who slated Germany, Shane Long, even if he wasn't able to help his side beat their Group D rivals Poland after Martin O'Neill's side lost 2-1 in Warsaw.

However, Long did score the goal which sent his country to a play-off spot and a big chance to join England, Wales and Northern Ireland at the tournament next summer.

As you can imagine, Irish fans are pretty happy with the Southampton and have shown their love for him in a pretty hilarious and rather brilliant way.

So what have they done, create a song, named a tree in Israel after him? Nope they've made him a lovely banner, obviously! 

Oh, how brilliant is that! We reckon Shane must be a big fan of Lionel Richie... I mean, who isn't, right!? The only thing that's left to do is get Lionel make a belting song for Ireland if they make it to Euro 2016, lets make this happen! 

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