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WC2014 Day 24 Argentina 1 Belgium 0

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Before this round, the football had inspired me
to think of this World Cup as my best friend.
Today the act of watching only tired me.

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Japan, Iran, Algeria all fired me
with hope that this old game was on the mend.
Oh yes! Till now, the football had inspired me.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 ‘Twas only obligation that required me
to watch this dross, though, to the dismal end.
In fact, the act of watching only tired me.

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 The nastiness of Argentina ired me,
the Belgians were too dull to comprehend.
To think till now the football had inspired me!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Is it the higher stakes that have bemired me?
Winning ugly seems to be the trend –
therefore the act of watching only tired me.

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 I know the long dead football fan that sired me
would not have found too much to recommend.
Before this round, the football had inspired me.
Today the act of watching only tired me.

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Notes

With only the big boys left, the enjoyment seems to have gone…

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wc2014-day-24-argentina-1-belgium-0/