However well our boys do in the 2014 World Cup, we can be sure that English pride will be riding higher than ever.
So it's time to celebrate our Englishness! Take a year-long stroll around the joys of English inventiveness, eccentricity and fighting spirit with this fascinating collection of stories, anecdotes and fun.
Within these pages you'll find tales of innovative discoveries, historical victories and iconic sporting successes, one for every day of the year, all of which will make any Englishman or woman beam with pride.
It's the perfect gift for English people everywhere.