|

Africa’s World Cup Final: Holland 0-1 Spain (AET)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Hark the carnivals end
Arise united at Soccer City
Jabulani swiped off the plinth
End kickoff with Sneijder and Van Persie

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Roars for Oranje and the Roja
Applause for Nelson Mandela
An Englishman graces the final
The Chorus resonates for Matiba

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Van Bommell and De Jong snap
Total bruality is the name
Shackles on Xavi and Iniesta
Oranje out to kill the game

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Twenty four year record cracked
Howard Webb’s world cup final fame
From Romuald Arppi Filho the Brazilian
Record yellow cards for the game

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Van Marwijk lets loose Elia
Del Bosque summons Navas
Swing from Alonso’s precision
On comes Gunner Fabregas

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Oranje gameplan works to a tee
But Robben misses two sitters
Rojas cut and thrust muffled
Bring on the extra time jitters

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Van Bronkhorst a final farewell
“I’m nervous,” say’s pal Carmen
Fabregas injects pace to the play
Ms Guardado say’s “watch the Dutchmen

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Paul the Octupus said Spain
Match winner at the death
Liverpool’s number nine lurking
Iniesta with the last breath

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Amazing tribute read ‘Dani Jarque:’
Iniesta sprinted like a bus
‘Siempre con nosotros’
Dani Jarque is always with us

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Espana are world champions 2010

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 11.07.10
Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman

5

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/africas-world-cup-final-holland-0-1-spain-aet/