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R.I.P. Diego

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Diego dribbled up to heaven
Where he met Saint Peter at the gate.
who looked at his credentials
And said “give me a minute mate.”

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 He then came back from God’s room
Saying, “I’m sorry but you’re banned
God said one time you borrowed
But did not return his hand.

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 So you’ll do some time in purgatory
Where you’ll repent with other sinners
And you won’t be allowed in heaven
Until England are World Cup winners.”

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Notes

Another great player taken too early. His brilliant second goal against England is often over shadowed by his ‘hand of God’ moment.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/r-i-p-diego/