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Euro 2008 – Day 19 – Semi final 1 – Frings can only get better

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 As a tempest brewed and battered historic Vienna
The Swiss enjoyed the battle of Ravenna

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Boral struck the rebound past the ever so hapless Lehmann
As Deutschland banished Jens to far away Khazakhstan

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Pandemonium broke out as Istanbul turned up the heat
Germans devoid of ideas even Ballack looked deadbeat

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 As the experts wrote them off the travelling fans began to whine
Dealt swiftly with a deft flick from the industrious Schwein

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Germany in freefall Low’s instructions were to the letter
With the return of Torsten, Frings had to get better

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 And so it did with klose heading past the great Rustu
The glorious reds got ready to bid a final adieu

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 No cold turkey as the comeback kings hit again with Senturk
Football rejoiced in unison and Dalston went berserk

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 In the end the comeback kings were very much outcombacked
A whisker short of custom late glory they just failed to enact

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 With one killer foray Lahmchop advanced like a hydraulic ram
In the distance all could be heard was the silence of the Lahm

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Number 7
© Emdad Rahman

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Notes

Gary Lineker nicked my line – I had been waiting all tournament for that line.

as lahm advanced I was shouting “that’s the first time he’s done that this tournament, tha’s more like the Lahm we know”… 🙂

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2008-day-19-semi-final-1-frings-can-only-get-better/