Corden was joined by Harry Kane, Kyle Walker, Jesse Lingard, Eric Dier, Dele Alli and Jamie Vardy - but not all of them were thrilled to be there. The 25-year-old played 166 times for the Blades, scoring 12 goals.
A peak audience of 18.3 million in Britain watched England's 2-1 win over Tunisia yesterday, the BBC says - exceeding the numbers for last month's royal wedding. "You have to stay ready for one opportunity and it can change the game".
"We got told before that there was going to be a lot of flies and when we went out for the warm-up there were more than we thought".
England and Belgium meet in their final group game on June 28 in Kaliningrad and both could have booked their places in the next round by then - leaving the fixture to decide who finishes first and second.
"I did not feel the midges because I was so focused on the team, on the game", Tunisia's Nabil Maaloul said. The Manchester United forward has more energy tracking back and when he attacks he can go past people with the ball at his feet. So he is struggling for movement and for space and you can't completely blame him. "It makes Sterling's inclusion slightly illogical".
I'm guessing that 7pm on a weekday night must be pretty good timing to show them but still, awesome to see.
Is he the best number nine in the world?
Mr Nourse added: "I think we can get through the group and with England you never know after that". Tunisia was a tough game for us but we proved to ourselves we can step up in the big moment.
As frustrations grew in the second 45 minutes, with players forced to fend off flies in hot conditions, some England fans turned their ire on the referee for apparently ignoring fouls on Kane.