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The Harry Maguire Tweet About Sweden Going Viral Is Fake, Unfortunately

England scores against Sweden in the World Cup.

SAMARA, RUSSIA - JULY 07: Dele Alli of England celebrates with teammates after scoring his team's second goal during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Quarter Final match between Sweden and England at Samara Arena on July 7, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Every once in a while, an old tweet that seems to have predicted the future in some way goes viral. Unfortunately, that does not appear to have happened on Saturday morning.

England star Harry Maguire scored against Sweden in Saturday's World Cup match, giving his team a 1-0 lead that they would not relinquish. England wound up winning the affair 2-0, reaching the final four of the World Cup in spectacular fashion.

After Maguire's goal, screenshots of a tweet, reportedly posted by Maguire back in 2016, went viral. The tweet shows Maguire getting frustrated with what is obviously IKEA furniture - vowing to take revenge on the country of Sweden "in this life or the next."

It's a perfect tweet for what happened on Saturday. Except, sadly, it does not appear to be real.

Maguire's Twitter account wasn't even set up until early 2017, so unless he deleted his account and brought it back, it doesn't seem real. Many are falling for it on social media. Others are trying to tell everyone that it isn't real.

Here's Maguire's goal, if you missed it. England, at this point, should at the very least be the favorite to reach the championship game next Sunday.

We're down to just five teams in the World Cup - Belgium, France, England, Croatia and Russia. The latter two will face off later this afternoon.

Sorry, soccer fans. Maguire's tweet doesn't appear to be real. His goal, however, was very real and it was spectacular.