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Sold Out

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 They came along with their paper faces

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 And replaced real boots with designer laces

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Took the people’s game from us

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 Turned into a money circus

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Built their boxes smart and neat

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 Lost the atmosphere of the man in the street

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Teaching children different ways

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 It’s the team that pays the highest wage

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Forget that crest upon your chest

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 Loyalty’s been laid to rest

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Capitalistic corporate

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 Unless you’re rich the turnstile’s shut

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 Comradery of the working class

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 Is now Sky TV and a pint in a glass

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Foreign teams in the English league

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 One week two games they’ve got fatigue

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 Players used to play with flair

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 Now they’re touted everywhere

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 FIFA’s gone and sold it’s soul

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 To the money men with just one goal

21 Leave a comment on verse 21 0 It’s ugliness is a crying shame

22 Leave a comment on verse 22 0 Our once beloved most beautiful game’s

23 Leave a comment on verse 23 0 Sold out.

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Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/sold-out/