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Best Soccer Poems

Below are the all-time best Soccer poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of soccer poems written by PoetrySoup members

Soccer in Scotland
I grew up on granddaddy's ranch 
There wasn’t a bull I couldn’t conquer
My cowboy boots only came off
When I changed my clothes for soccer
I love...

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Categories: silly, soccer, youth,
Form: Rhyme

The Game of Soccer

Stadium overcrowded by 
hooligans and fans
Cheering waving flags and 
clapping their hands

Players on the field they’re 
ready to start
There goes the whistle...

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Categories: courage, passion, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
I play keeper very fine.
When the ball comes it’s all mine.
Bam!! Goes the ball off the pole.
I just saved another goal.
Whack!!  The ball has...

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Categories: soccer, sports,
Form: Rhyme
The soccer ball thy shall kick to that place
where there is a net hung on the crossbar.
Thy shall play hard with my power and pace.

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Categories: soccer, sports,
Form: Sonnet
Soccer Star
From the moment your foot first touched the ball
The look on your face said it all. 
This is what you were born to do.
Growing up,...

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Categories: soccer, dream, first love, children,
Form: Free verse

I love Soccer with a passion 
The game is rough
Skills are required
You play with your feet not with your hands
You do long kicks to make...

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Categories: celebration, soccer, sports, travel,
Form: Free verse
Soccer-No greater Sport
I grabbed my shin guard and boot
And head out with my team unto the pitch
The crowd goes wild, old and young, all hooting
The horns of...

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Categories: adventure, soccer, spoken word,
Form: Quatrain
Spring is the best time to play.
Outstanding performances don't go unnoticed.
Cards are used for warnings or send-offs.
Creativity is a key role.
Everyone participates on or off...

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Categories: soccer, april, art, beauty, childhood,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member The FIFA Women's Word Cup
Written: August 09, 20230
Fifa Women's World Cup 2023 Poetry Contest   Sponsored by: Mark Toney

In the realm of soccer, where dreams bear flight,
A stage...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, analogy, appreciation, soccer,
Form: Rhyme
Our heroes roar
There they are
Flags held high
Voices raised too high
Eyes raised so high
Heads up in the sky
The spirit of football so much
They are our heroes

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Categories: football, games, nostalgia, soccer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member From First Ball to World Cup

     I remember the first time I saw a ball,

Those exquisite black and white pentagons ...

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Categories: childhood, football, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
I am England til I die because England is I.
I am England in my heart, I am England in my eyes,
I am England in my...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: england, patriotic, pride, soccer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ciel Elise
Ciel, on your birth day ‘twas true to say
Heaven’s bright light rays rain’d down from above
Fast forward to fifteen years to the day
Now it’s you...

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Categories: soccer, birthday, dad, daughter, light,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Women's World Cup
Swishing madly,
Hurdling across the pitch.
Beads of sweat
Spraying in spirals
As fingers point,
Shouting directions
To strikers, wingers, and defensemen.

Defensewomen, really.

Get back!
Push it!
Don't lose form!
Take the shot!
Grazing past the...

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Categories: soccer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Bigger Goals
You know what soccer football needs?
Bigger Goals!
An extra meter on each side of the posts.
Bigger Goals means More Goals!
With goals shot from wider out,
the game...

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Categories: soccer,
Form: Free verse
The Beautiful Game
The Beautiful Game

Stepping on the field
This belongs to me
It is where
I am in control.

Long before I came here
I have prepared for this day
I reach down

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Categories: soccer, sports,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Victory Dance
To play as if today
Is your only chance.
Some say, “It’s just a game.”
Have they done the Victory Dance?

When hard-earned Victory
Was finally at hand,
Have they felt...

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Categories: soccer, analogy, baseball, basketball, care,
Form: Rhyme
The Big Game
The Big Game

It was that day

When I was afraid.

But became the man

with all of my fans.

I remember my fist goal

that hit one of the poles.


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Categories: soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse
World Cup 2014
Pain in Spain
Bland England
Shame in the game
Who do you blame
When your approach is lame
Three lions or three blind mice?
I wonder...

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© John Pen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: soccer, football, fun, funny, humor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Coach, Coached
Working in physical education
Blond teacher had a realisation 
Spotting a young boy alone
Standing all on his own
Her curiosity, frustration 

Young man, why are you all...

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Categories: humorous, soccer, sports,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Football Manager
Translating ideas through energetic muscles
and calculative minds
is his doing
knowledgeable tricks and wise options
converted to the physical for the honour and glory
is his aim.

The one at...

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Categories: football, soccer, sports,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member For Football Fans
All emotions and hopes exchanging through a common fax
singing songs of victory and toasting a beer to relax
priding on a rich history
moving in one chemistry

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Categories: football, life, soccer, sports,
Form: Limerick
The World Cup
The world's abuzz with soccer
Though I couldn't give a hoot.
I wouldn't even have a clue
For which team I should root.

The bars are packed with rousing...

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Categories: soccer,
Form: Rhyme
Live to fight another day
We live to fight another day
for each we stand
without delay.
With arms locked tight 
we forge a bond,
In this battle
we make our mark.
We test our strength

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Categories: inspirational, soccer, sports,
Form: Ode
Spirit of Sport
Spirit of Sport

It was that one day
Where the team can't play
Then you join
To score a point
You start to celebrate
But then you just get baked

But then...

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Categories: games, soccer, sports,
Form: Free verse