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England v Ecuador

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Captain Beckham wins the toss,
All fans hope it’s a lucky sign,
Boy wonder is in the starting line,
All fans see it as lucky sign.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock,
Minute after minute passes by,
England can not find,
The back of Ecuadorian net.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Fan in the ground begin the chant,
England! England! England!
Fans in pubs, clubs, homes in England,
And watching on giant screens in Germany join.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Forty-five minutes of,
Hope, anticipation,
Prove to be fruitless,
At half time still nil – nil.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Free kick close to the Ecuadorian goal,
On the hour,
Beckham steps up,
All England fans hold their breath,
Can Beckham bend?

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 The ball curls majestically over the wall,
Bending all the time into to the near corner,
Hooray!!!

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 The fans in stadium, pubs, clubs and homes erupted!

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 How many more goals will England,
Bang in?
One, two, three,
Or more!

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Fans waited, waited and waited,
Hoping, praying for the elusive second goal,
Which never came.

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 After 3o minutes of sheer torture,
The final whistle,
Relief and delight,
England won!
And are in the quarter finals.

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Players and fans embrace,
Celebrations begin,
Can they like the heroes of 1966?
Bring home the cup.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/england-v-ecuador/