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Jairzinho

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 To the robustly built boy from Rio
Baton passed from Garrincha his hero
Incredible Panther like flow

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Jair cross after skinning the flanks
Pele’s Salmon leap whilst nodding much thanks
Thwarted by the English Banks

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 With World Cup seventy came the fame
Matching Ghiggia and Fontaine’s acclaim
A goal in each and every game

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/jairzinho-2/