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The Harlem Globetrotters

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 They’re known the world over as a truly great football team
They’ve won the world cup five times
And play in yellow, blue and green

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 To watch them play their football, you won’t need to travel far
Their new ‘home’ appears to be London
Robhino, Ronaldinho and Kaka

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 For the last 2 ½ years, they’ve played everywhere but home
They’ve played four times at the ‘Emirates’
As well as Oslo, Kuwait and Stockholm

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Their ‘world friendly’ tour, has heard many cash tills ring
Boston, Seattle, Chicago, and Dublin
Gothenburg, Dortmund, Montpellier and Ker-ching!!!

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Notes

It struck me, whilst watching the recent International ‘friendly’ between Brazil and Italy, that the Brazil team were always playing in London these days and then I heard someone say how long it was since they had played a friendly in Brazil.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-harlem-globetrotters/