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Harnessed lightning
In the seams of his boots
And wove such magic
Each goal a trap to capture
Eager hearts long gazing
Upon the unpredictable beauty
That did not have to struggle
To set itself free
Those spectacular scissor kicks
All from a drawer so high
Only the angels could reach them.


Taken from “Beautiful Game” (c) Parry Maguire (2004)

Source: http://footballpoets.org/poems/zico/