We Are the Champions
|"We Are the Champions"|
|Single by Queen|
|from the album News of the World|
|B-side||"We Will Rock You"|
|Released||7 October 1977|
Elektra Records (US)
|Producer(s)||Queen, assisted by Mike Stone|
|Queen singles chronology|
"We Are the Champions" is a power ballad by Queen for the album News of the World. It was written by Freddie Mercury. This single has been used in many ways, notably after the National Hockey League's 2017-18 Stanley Cup Finals where the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4 games to 1. More specifically, the song was used at the Capitals' celebration parade on Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
A YouTuber by the account name of Nfl Funny TV made a video on February 18th, 2017, trolling the NFL's Cleveland Browns about their horrendous (awful, mistake-filled) 2016 season in which they went 1-15. Their only win was on Christmas Eve, against the Chargers, which the Browns won by a score of 20-17 after Chargers' kicker Josh Lambo missed a game-tying field goal which would've sent the game into overtime had he made the field goal. In the clip where Josh Lambo missed the field goal, "We are the Champions" played in the background audio as Browns players/fans celebrated after finally ending a long streak of futility (failure) as quoted by the play-by-play announcer.