Rome Awaits

Rome wasn’t built in a day. Neither are champions. But it takes only a moment for them to be discovered, to be recognized, to be exalted into the company of legends.

That day is here. As the two best teams in Europe, and by a fair extension, the world, gear up for the mother of all club prizes, the UEFA Champions League.

Though, personally, the excitement is tinged with a bit of sadness, that my team Arsenal isn’t going to be showcased in the grand spectacle, I really can’t begrudge either of the finalists.


Here's an ode to what should be a grand spectacle tonight!






(Try singing this to the tune of 'Affirmation' - Savage Garden)


They come from lands distant,
But they’re United by a cause,
History will be made in an instant,
A million hands will rise in applause.

From a sunny island off Spain,
Comes the team with immense flair,
Already with a historic campaign,
Barca play without a care.

Will it be a moment of brilliance,
From Cristiano or li’l Messi?
Will it be talent, or resilience,
That will claim the trophy?

The winner will become a legend,
And the loser’ll remain a great,
Whoever wins, but in the end,
It’s all decided by fate.

Comments

  1. OMG! Wow!! You are getting better and better... way to go... making me proud.

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  2. Hehe.. You mean everything before this was worse than this??! :P

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  3. Great build-up. But after last year's final, I'll call this a dampner at the least.

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  4. whoever wants t win badly, fate favors them!
    well written:)

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  5. @Divinite: Thanks :) And yes, unfortunately. It was too one-sided and quite a lifeless performance by ManUtd. They didn't have the same desire, probably coz they won it just last year.


    @Vinnie: Yes, this time it did happen that way.. And thanks :)

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  6. Impressive Blog Bro!
    Will be back for more.

    keep it rollin;)

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  7. @Scribbler: Hey, thanks! :) Visited yours too.. Awesome! :)

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  8. Great work...

    waiting for more :)

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  9. The poem on champion’s league final was really impressive and your sketch work has a real sense of clarity and strong features. Well written and well drawn!!!

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  10. Really impressive - though she doesn't look like an ordinary girl next door. She is truly beautiful!

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  11. @Mainak: Ahem.. Google 'Girl Next Door' and you'll understand. And you got the wrong comment link.. :P

    Thanks for you comments on all my sketches.. :)

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