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Will Grigg returns to hero's welcome in Northern Ireland without playing a minute at Euro 2016

He is the Lord of Light. He is the hero of Wigan fans, Northern Ireland fans and really just about every football fan right now. He is William Donald Grigg.

Despite not ever making a physical appearance on the pitch this Euros, his presence was felt; terrifying defences everywhere. Namely, yours. He has ignited passion in the hearts of his home country and some say he was the talisman providing good fortune to Northern Ireland’s impressive run. Despite Northern Ireland’s loss to Wales, their run to reach the last 16 was a commendable performance and the whole team returned as heroes, Will Grigg receiving a particularly special reception.