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Didn’t He Used To Be…?

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Alan Hansen, classy defender
One of Liverpools finest sons
Famous Four always tight at the back
Now he shops at Morrisons

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Gary Lineker, goal hanger
High on the ‘goals scored’ list
He used to be a ‘goalden’ wonder
Now he hawks for Walkers Crisps

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Michael Owen is fuelled by Lucozade
Kevin Keegan had the great smell of Brut
The advertisers hit the jackpot
The footballers pocket the loot

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Notes

One of the better ads was for Pizza Hut when Gareth Southgate appeared wearing a brown paper bag over his head (after missing a pen in a shootout playing for England): ooh, ‘e’s ‘it the post…

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/didnt-he-used-to-be/