When playing in goal, one never knows
If a forward will feign, pass or shoot
It can be awfully hard on one’s knees and elbows
But not on the sole’s of one’s boots.
See, a keeper’s domain is a mere eighteen yards
That’s not much of God’s turf to patrol
But by being alert and standing on guard
All helps in protecting one’s goal.
On bone dry pitches in Belcourt, Algeria
Burnt to a crust by hot weather
Albert Camus came up with the bright idea
That being a goalie, would save on shoe leather!