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Ten Million For Thomas

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 I’ll give you ten million for Thomas.
He bagged twenty-seven* last year.
That was one more than Aguero.
He’s six-fifty plus his career.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Shearer had only two-sixty.
Henry? One seventy-five.
Will anyone ever touch Crispin?
I doubt it, while we are alive.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 I know: there’s those pesky Brazilians**.
They say they scored in the four figures.
But CT’d have scored near a million
for Sao Paulo or Santos his big years,

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 So, I’ll give you ten million for Thomas.
It’s a bargain. Ask all fans what know ‘im,
At this carnival’s start, to be honest,
I think I’d prefer a good poem.

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Notes

*Football poems, that is. ** Friedenreich and Pele. Oops! Was this an “illegal approach” Mr. Martinez? Let the games begin. TM

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