Irish Women's Hockey Team Sings 'All I Want For Christmas', Mariah Carey Gives Her Stamp Of Approval: Watch
For many Irish hockey fans, the Women's World Cup final against The Netherlands must have felt like Christmas Day, and what better way to celebrate the holiday than with the most iconic carol of them all?
After nabbing the silver medal in the World Cup on Aug. 5, the first finals appearance in any Irish field sport, the Irish Women's Hockey Team returned home to a warm welcome from a massive crowd in Dublin. Amid the festivities, the crowd broke out into Mariah Carey's holiday hit, "All I Want for Christmas Is You," despite the heat of the August sun.
News of the bizarre event reached Carey, who wrote: "THAT IS A-MAZING!!!!!!!"
Check out footage of the impromptu performance below.
THAT IS A-MAZING!!!!!!!---------------- -------- https://t.co/GZX01W6sfm— Mariah Carey (@MariahCarey) August 7, 2018
Extraordinary scenes in Dublin- all I want for Christmas in August pic.twitter.com/0Um8kIPeql— Laura Hogan (@LauraHoganTV3) August 6, 2018