Me and Bobby Moore

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 They were Roger Hunt and Charlie George
Georgie Best and Denis Law
Bobby Charlton Johnny Haynes
But I was always
Bobby Moore

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 They copied Norman Hunter Billy Bremner
Just Fontaine and Pele scored
Rivelino Puskas Yashin Zoff
But me I copied
Bobby Moore

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 They came as Kopa, Muller, Johnny Rep
Like Cantona they’d charm the ball
Sanchez, Milla, Aldo, Pearce
But me I came as
Bobby Moore

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 They sang for Gazza, Robbo, Lineker
Terrace chants sung by the score
And whilst they sang for those 3 Lions
I would sing for
Bobby Moore

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 They bought the boots of “Skippy” Johnstone
Kenny’s 7 and Shankly’s 4
The 9 of *RAF not for me
The blessed 6 of
Bobby Moore

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 They loved Cruyff, Rossi, Maradona
World 0 Dalglish 4
Beckham Rooney Henry now
But me I still love
Bobby Moore.


* RAF (otherwise known as Rush and Fowler)

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/me-and-bobby-moore-4/