O Rei do Parque – Roberto Rivelino

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Playing in gold, dictum to “live the dream”
Rivelino from Wimbledon District League
Homage to the son of Italian émigrés
Tribute to Moustachioed intrigue

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 Heralded for a formidable left-foot shot
Corinthians and Fluminese’s famed chap
Indestructible guided distant free kicks
Architect of the Elastico Flip Flap

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Staggering free kick against the Czechs
Christened “Patada Atómica”
Succeding Dida as dead ball king
“O Rei do Parque,” with the cigar

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Number 7
(c) Emdad Rahman



“O Rei do Parque – the King of the Park

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/o-rei-do-parque-roberto-rivelino/