Former Eurovision winner Linda Martin called on the show to give Ireland’s judges her score, marking 30 years since she made it through to win the Song Contest final
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Eurovision fans sat on the edge of their seats last night as scores arrived from countries across Europe for the emotional Song Contest finale.
Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra won the Eurovision Song Contest, rising to first place with 631 points in a symbolic performance of public support following the country’s invasion by Russia.
Singer-songwriter Sam Ryder delivered a stellar performance on his hit single Space Man and came in at number two with an impressive 466, marking the UK’s best result in more than 20 years. five.
When the judges’ scores were chosen in the finale in Turin, former Eurovision winner Linda Martin called into the show to bring back the points for Ireland.
Marking 30 years since she stormed to win the Eurovision final, ‘Why Me?’ 70 years old. hitmaker read out Ireland’s ruling for Europe.
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The Eurovision star couldn’t help but scream her own victory during her presentation, which left fans divided.
On Twitter, one person wrote: “It’s hard for Linda Martin to come out on top when she won Eurovision in the 90s, a rallying cry for world peace. Some woman. ”
Another weighed in when saying: “Linda Martin gives her own victory, a big shout out <3” as another posted: “Linda Martin reminds everyone of her victory 30 years ago .”
The fourth added: “2 Minutes of Dame Linda Martin’s broadcast – totally brought to life!!!”
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Meanwhile, other Eurovision viewers took to Twitter to comment on the singer’s hilarious “style” amid poor connections to the Italian studio from her presentation point in Ireland, making the show broadcast is delayed.
One Eurovision viewer wrote: “Linda Martin had some interesting hand movements going on there.”
Another joked: “Linda Martin is so funny. I think she thought she was conducting an orchestra.”
A third said: “Linda Martin’s nail polish didn’t dry in time.”
“Linda Martin’s style is bringing back Aunt Sarah from Derry Girls hahahaha,” the fourth added.
UK Eurovision director Sam Ryder celebrated an impressive second place win at Eurovision 2022 in Italy alongside Rylan Clark and Scott Mills, after reversing a prolonged decline in the UK’s fortunes .
The former construction worker celebrated his incredible second place in the final with radio host Scott and TV presenter Rylan, who watched the final together in front of a Turin audience. .
In a video posted to Twitter, the three are seen holding hands as Sam beams for the camera.
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He said in the background songs sounded for the UK: “Just destroy the stigma! Thank you everyone for your support. It’s been an amazing, amazing, rewarding journey. I hope you like it!”
Rylan joins the chant while dragging Sam away, as Scott kisses in front of the camera.
In another video shared by Scott with his Twitter followers, Sam says it’s “work done” following the impressive Eurovision results.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/eurovision-fans-say-same-thing-26969328 Eurovision fans said the same thing as Linda Martin presented Ireland's score in the nail-biting final