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WC2018 Day 13 – haiku

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Maradona hurts
Elimination side-stepped
Messi takes control

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3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 It almost happened
Last sixteen without Messi?
Leo gets serious!

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5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 When a draw will do
Final score: honours(?) even
Les Blues and the Danes

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7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Quelle surprise! Nil-Nil
First one of the tournament
Suits both to go through

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9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Progress freezes up
Not for the want of trying
Thunderclap death knell

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11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Cahill makes a bow
Aussies rue missed chances
Return down under

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Notes

Tuesday 26th June 2018

Group C
Denmark 0-0 France
Australia 0-2 Peru

Group D

Nigeria 1-2 Argentina
Iceland 1-2 Croatia

rue / roo, geddit?

Maradona was animated in the stands.
Crying mostly.
He also took to Social Media afterwards to assure his fans he was ok, as he had needed medical attention at half time.

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/wc2018-day-13-haiku/