I was standing in goal ready for anything,

It was my first time starting in goal in the

Regional final game, I was fifteen

I was commanding the defense when the first

Forward broke through with the ball I went at

Him ready for the shot, fifteen.

I made the first save feeling very proud of what

I just did becoming more confident fifteen

It was the final minutes of the game they were

Running down the field at us I stood in the goal

Ready for the shot, fifteen

They shoot the ball it was a rocket to the bottom

Corner I dive to make the the save just barely

Getting my fingertips to the ball and pushing the

Ball wide of the goal mouth to send the game to

Penalties, fifteen

We ended up winning the game in penalties

And I stood there proud of what our team just

Accomplished, fifteen

1 Comment
  1. MacKenzie 6 months ago

    Hi Andre
    I really enjoyed reading your poem. I too am a soccer goalie. When reading the poem I remember many times when I was in a game that was close or a game that was very important. My dad has this saying that as a goalie you’re either the hero or the on who let everyone down. Which is very true. Do you ever feel like you have let the team down? I know I have. Great poem!

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