Brendan Gleeson rallied the troops in a stirring RTÉ Sport promo ahead of Ireland's World Cup second leg play-off against Denmark at the Aviva Stadium.
The actor recited the Dylan Thomas poem Do Not Go Gentle Into the Good Night against a backdrop of the Irish team's most memorable moments down through the years.
Right now, it's 3-1 to Denmark - hopefully the team had a chance to watch before kick-off.
Here it is for you to watch. And yes, we had something in our eye too…