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The Football

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Its a high, its a low, its an ebb and a flow
Its a wonderful forty yard pass
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
The result bites yer right in the ….

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Its a Ronaldinho free kick, its a deft Zola flick
Its a save by the cultured Lev Yashin
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
You’re dumbstruck by sheer intense passion

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Its a Belanov volley, its a movement by Totti
Its Swan Lake to those stood in awe
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
The other team go on and score

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Its a Marco Van Basten goal, its a Ruudi Krol stroll
Its a Johan Cruyff magical turn
Just when you think you’ve got it worked it out
Your heart starts to miss it and yearn

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Its Michel Platini’s grace, its Zbiggy Boniek’s pace
Its Paolo Rossi the Azzuri ace
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
It leaves you stood there in a daze

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Its Franz Beckenbauer, its Marius Tresor
Its Patrick Battiston’s broken neck
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
A last minute goal hits your net

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Its Hagi, its Stoichkov, its Georgi Asparukov
Its a Rivelino stunning free kick
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
The Brazilians bring out their new tricks

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Its Torres, its Eusebio, Its Emilio Butregano
Its Maradona who opened the door
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
You crave it and then you want more

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Its Gian-Carlo Antognoni. its Giuseppe Bergomi
Its the cool and the calm Bobby Moore
Just when you think you’ve got it worked out
Your team score a goal from the top drawer

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Its Gaetano Scirea, its Daniel Passarella
Its Pele the greatest of them all
Just then you know you’ve got it worked out
Then you’ll know why you love “The Football”

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Notes

peace.

kev.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-football-5/