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Euro 2008: Day 4 Spain – Russia

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Plantilla Espana quite simply took Innsbruck by storm
Portero Casillas wore his gloves simply to keep warm

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Red marauding matadors led by Xavi, Torres, Iniesta
Goleador campeon Villa, the modern day Atilla

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Three concise, cutting strikes, bidding his opponents adieu
A masterclass in marksmanship whilst lighting up estadio

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 The Spanish following were jubilant; “Cual es el resultado?”
As Jonathan Pearce went bonkers on 5 live radio

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Furious entrenador “Goose” Hiddink el papanata
Fabregas offside, thanks dodgy juez de Linea

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 “Its my balon; I’m taking it home”, said ref Plautz Konrad
“Unless”, he told hat trick man, “you sign this sketch pad”

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Will past demons take hold of the Toreros, hence coming a right cropper?
With the blue summer sky the limit, ripe time to take home the Copa?

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Number 7
© Emdad Rahman

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Terms

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Plantilla Espana – Team Spain
Portero – Keeper
Goleador campeon – Goal champ
Entrenador – Coach
Estadio – Stadium
Cual es el resultado? – What’s the score?
juez de Linea – Linesman
El Papanata – Sucker
Balon – ball
Atacar – Attack
Copa – Cup

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/euro-2008-day-4-spain-russia/