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Ronaldo (Luiz Nazario de Lima)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Brazil’s prolific boy wonder
Flagged by Jairzinho
Muller’s record was shattered
By the lad from Ribeiro

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Greatest showman in the world
Samba flicks and tricks to the full
Grace of a refined ballerina
Weight and power of a stomping bull

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 At Camp Nou with Sir Bobby
Robson nurtured Ronaldo
Starring for both Milan giants
At Real a Galactico

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Said, “I can’t take it any more”
15 at the World Cup
“Plan a move but can’t execute”
“The time is certainly up””

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Millennium World Cup spree
Ron’s greatest endeavour
Plundering 8 Far East goals
In Japan and Korea

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Eindhoven from Cruzeiro
Dazzling 18 year career
Three times La Copa Mundial
And Fifa player of the year

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Treasure the memories
Swansong against Ghana
Hang the boots and take a stroll
On the golden Copacabana

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

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/ronaldo-luiz-nazario-de-lima/