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WC2014 Day 19 Algeria 1 Germany 2 (aet)

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Urging on the underdogs will always break your heart.
Algeria tore into those hyped Germans from the start.
But no more will their name appear upon your World Cup chart
for urging on the underdogs will always break your heart.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Urging on the underdogs will always cause you grief.
The boys in green were certainly not lacking in belief.
But Schürrle and then Őzil came and stole it like a thief.
Yes, urging on the underdogs will always cause you grief.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Urging on the underdogs will seldom bear much fruit.
The big boys win in politics and football follows suit.
Don’t bet your bottom dollar or you’ll end up destitute,
for urging on the underdogs will seldom bear much fruit.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Urging on the underdogs is oft a waste of time.
Praying for a miracle, a sudden goal sublime.
Őzil’s second left them with a mountain still to climb.
Yes, urging on the underdogs is oft a waste of time.

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Urging on the underdogs will always leave you blue.
Secretly, you always knew the Germans would go through.
At the end, they’ll wreck your head, ‘cos that what Germans do,
so urging on the underdogs will always leave you blue.

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Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wc2014-day-19-algeria-1-germany-2-aet/