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The Polish Goalkeeper From Rome

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 The floodlights have just been turned off
The crowd turn around and go home
Candles are burning for he who has died
The Polish goalkeeper from Rome

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Games are postponed as a mark of respect
Pilgrims keep vigils alone
Cancel the next weeks appointments
For the Polish goalkeeper from Rome

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 On Sunday we’ll think of him fondly
As our hearts hurt with sorrow and pain
He who has died was like one of us
Will we see his like ever again?

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Think of him with a smiling face
Keep him in thoughts of your own
Remember the glad times
There were very few bad times
With the Polish goalkeeper from Rome

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Recall how he loved all the children
Who he met as he travelled the globe
All of them are blessed to have met
The Polish goalkeeper from Rome

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 When children ask you the question
Who was the King of them all?
The Polish goalkeeper from Rome
Was the king of them all
For his kindness and love
To us all.

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Karol Wojtyla R.I.P
Born Wadowice Poland 1920
Died Rome Italy 2005

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 Good night and may your God go with you.

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 peace.

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 kevin raymond.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/the-polish-goalkeeper-from-rome/