Bobby Moore

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 They were Roger Hunt and Georgie Best
Rivelino Charlie George
Bobby Charlton Johnny Haynes
But I was always
Bobby Moore

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 They copied Maradona Beckenbauer
Just Fontaine Garrincha scored
Eusebio Puskas Yashin Zoff
But me I copied
Bobby Moore

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 They came as Kopa, Muller, Johnny Rep
Like Cantona they’d charm the ball
Sanchez, Milla, Aldo, Cruyff
But me I came as
Bobby Moore

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 They read the words on Jinky Johnstone
Duncan Edwards Busby’s law
Whilst others read the word of God
I would read of
Bobby Moore

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 They sang for Peters, Hurst and Nobby Stiles
Terrace chants sung by the score
And whilst they sang for those 3 Lions
I would sing for
Bobby Moore

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 They bought the boots of predators
Kenny’s 7 Shankly’s 4
The 10 of Pele not for me
The blessed 6 of
Bobby Moore

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 They spoke of Platini as priceless
Didi held the world enthralled
But when they spoke of Rossi’s brilliance
I would speak of
Bobby Moore

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 They gazed on ZiZou Valderrama
Henry’s goals the lens adored
Yet whilst they gazed on Ronaldinho
I would gaze on
Bobby Moore

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Jimmy Dean was cool as Riva
Steve McQueen like Zico sure
So Frank Sinatra played it cool
But not as cool as
Bobby Moore

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 They dreamed of Klinsmann Batistuta
Baggio a star he soared
And whilst they dreamed sweet dreams of Zico
I would dream of
Bobby Moore

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 They loved Bobby Murdoch Emlyn Hughes
Matthews blows through Heaven’s Door
Messi Kane and Neymar now
But me I still love
Bobby Moore.


Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/bobby-moore-4/