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Blossoming

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Luciano Pavarotti was singing Figaro,
Somewhere the same evening
fortutious goal
in un unpredictable game,

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Mystery of luck,
The football player Figo,

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 We have compared FA CUP third round
with every football contest

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Argentina v Cameroon
8 June 1990

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Something like FA CUP in January

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Giant lost,

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Never a national team throughout the world
was so much liked as it was Cameroon of 1990

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Sophisticated fellow natural football brothers
the football writers had indeed
something to say

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Football was still game to watch

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Irish supporters, Cameroon supporters
started blossoming

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 We stopped reading,

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 We, the football’s public
felt football was as old as Colosseum

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 But to say Cameroon was great
I would say it was not surprise
they have beaten Argentina

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 The feeling that their victory is
of the taste of January FA CUP
changes into feeling they played
World Cup Final

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Simply, No surprise,
Argentina nil, Cameroon one

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 Italy, Italy, Italy
were you most beatiful place
in the 1990

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 Yes!

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