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Soccer Poems | Examples of Soccer Poetry

Soccer Poems - Examples of all types of soccer poetry to share and read. This list of soccer poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Easily the world's most popular sport, soccer is known as "football" everywhere except in the United States and is played by some of the world's best and most-gifted athletes. The FIFA World Cup is the most-watched sporting event in the world. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of soccer poetry. This list of works about soccer is an excellent resource for examples on how to write soccer poems.
My team lost – 32-0. But in my defense It was just me Against the whirring windmill Of a seven year old. I told her I was 70 years older than her She laughed and said “just play the game Papa, Just play the...Read More
Categories: granddaughter, love hurts, soccer,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Triple Cast Of English Football
Peppie was feeling cool Watching the sky blue Realizing he was on top Above good ole rival Klopp When Chelsea arrived To the beehive With intention For a...Read More
Categories: soccer, england, football, games, london,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member PAST TIMES 4
A football *memory Just like this sport I am very old so if I may be so bold this memory I'll unfold each day,when school was out off to a green,hereabout- the teams often numbered seventeen! with our jumpers as posts, no boots...Read More
Categories: nostalgia, soccer, sports,
Form: Rhyme
A Poem For Sir James Dyson That's Not About Hoovers
Bath City football club is an embarrassment to Bath Most people ain't heard of them the ones who have laugh Their aim and ambition is to be what they are And that's like dreaming you're a...Read More
Categories: soccer, community, destiny, dream, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Which Ball
the key word is foot true football uses the feet ~ not run, catch, kick ball...Read More
Categories: football, soccer, word play,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member ANOTHER childhood MEMORY
A cool Autumn morning we caught the bus off at eleven .without much fuss. One & half return our village Croft to Leigh ...Read More
Categories: soccer, tribute,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member TRIBUTE to STAN
THE GREATEST Cup-winner Stan Still playing on at thirty-eight, Inch perfect crosses on a plate; With shimmy,side-step and dazzle He left the full back in a frazzle; An aging hero with twinkling skills, A pro sans modern day frills. Stan = Stan Mathews...Read More
Categories: soccer, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Soccer Mom
Soccer mom, soccer mom Waving “I can do anything” magical wand Looking for gold Image ever so bold Not wanting to fold We are told Putting the ball in...Read More
Categories: soccer, america, appreciation, mom, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I could have been Lynched
NB. This is a true story that happened many years ago. Not to be repeated, no doubt. But at that time I was (still am up to a point) crazy about European...Read More
Categories: soccer, violence,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Poetic Versus About The Semi Final Round
Four score, nothing there Ukraine lost the Roman hosted sporting affair Back in London Boris raises a Saturday pint Proclaiming success on this summer’s night Soon the red, white boys will...Read More
Categories: soccer, engagement, england, games, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kick The Boot- A Poetic Sale
Kick the boot Kick the boot Put it in the net after we shoot Kick the boot Kick the boot Get a goal that would be a hoot Kick...Read More
Categories: soccer, beauty, business, cute, games,
Form: Rhyme
Fans Own Football
Billionaires own clubs, Fans own football....Read More
Categories: football, soccer,
Form: Rhyme
The death of football
I never thought I'd fall out of love with football I've seen referees make bad decisions, but this super league is the worst ever call No football fan wins from this, its just the greedy owners bank...Read More
Categories: soccer, emotions, football, heartbreak, heartbroken,
Form: Rhyme
Venal Glands
Venal Glands The Troll thinks he’s something smart and cool and all that Having a go at the soccer player who is a talented one The Troll states the player can’t score a goal at 5 yards This riles...Read More
Categories: angst, anti bullying, soccer,
Form: Verse
Premium Member For The Prince and the Pauper
It is what it seems - Another boy's dreams Of Ronaldo fame. His shirt is a shame, His goal is the same - True love for the game. March 16, 2021 ...Read More
Categories: poverty, soccer,
Form: Verse

Specific Types of Soccer Poems

Read wonderful soccer poetry on the following sub-topics: acrostic, alliteration, cinquain, concrete, free verse, funny, haiku, limerick, inspirational, life, love, metaphor, messi, ronaldo, rhyme, school, simile, sonnet, spring, sports, summer, winter, world cup, and more.

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