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Day 25 : Rest Day – New Order?

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Out with the old, in with the new
That at least, seems to be the populist view
But in fact, the final two contestants, could be
Those old foes, Brazil versus Germany
Despite the presence of one co-host
Those two countries have won the most
FIFA World Cup finals
So all the talk, whether it be in the urinals
Saloons, bars, hotels, inns, pubs
Sports clubs, gyms, solariums, hot-tubs
At work or at play
Tomorrow or today
Whenever, wherever
About a new dynasty, to upset the status quo
An upstart, about to overthrow
The established order, the old warlords
Discard them to their discords
A nascent Nation
All set to taste, the acclamation
That follows the lifting of the Jules Rimet trophy
For instance, presentations to heads of state, or the UN, to Annan, Kofi
And duties, appearances, yet another ceremony
All due, to their new found hegemony
But in all probability, it’s so unlikely to occur
Hope I’m wrong , but we’ll not see a force majeure…
Unless …

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Fairytale, 2002 style

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Do fairytales really come true?
Can South Korea actually win through …
To the 2002 World Cup Final?
Will they be submitting to vinyl
The anthem ‘Be The Reds’, as in their logo
Adorning their t-shirts, as they happily pogo
Celebrating all their successes thus far?
Unfortunately, it would be annoyingly typical of Germany, to mar
A happy ending

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Notes

Tomorrow :
Germany v South Korea, in the first semi-final

Guess which team everybody would love to see win?

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/day-25-rest-day-new-order/