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Song Parodies -> "Don't Wanna Be A Football Official"

Original Song Title:

"American Idiot"

Original Performer:

Green Day

Parody Song Title:

"Don't Wanna Be A Football Official"

Parody Written by:

Weird Dave

The Lyrics

Another one of my football/soccer parodies. It's about the gruelling job of being a referee and the pressure inflicted by roaring fans and players when making decisions.
Don't wanna be a football official.
Don't wanna make decisions that are crucial.
'Coz all I get is a footballer's backlash
From John Terry who just wants cash.

All the players hassle and annoy me.
I can't even show a card of R-E-D
Even if that's what they all deserve.

Television would show it tomorrow.
Media scrutiny would follow
Me all the way back home again.

I may seem like a f*ggot to all of you.
I do my job, you should stick to yours too.
I may have the movement of a panda.
That's why the linesman give me a hand-a.

Welcome to the world of refereeing.
I can't see what the other fans are seeing
And vice versa which makes us all mad.

Then I call a foul and give a penalty.
Either choice I make makes one team angry.
One goal cannot be that bad.

(Guitar solo)

Don't wanna be a football official.
I'm inconsistent with players who aren't special.
Always the centre of something controversial
Then again, this problem's universal.

I cannot always see everything
On the pitch. There's sometimes nothing.
Yet I still decide to stop and blow.

Remember when I mentioned the red card.
Players need to calm down. It's not that hard.
I'll let them off with a yellow.

(NOTE - I know that the 'PANDA/hand-a' line was not very good, but I couldn't think of anything else :P - THIS COMMENT IS NOT PART OF THE SONG BY THE WAY).

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Fiddlegirl - July 24, 2009 - Report this comment
A local sports fan-type store used to sell cloth referee dolls with head, arms, and legs attached with velcro. You could rip them off and throw them at the TV when you disagreed with a call. Very therapeutic!
Weird Dave - July 25, 2009 - Report this comment
Did you like the parody though lol. By the way, just so you know, it's more of a reference to soccer ;) If you're the one who rated it, thanks for that too :) Mucho appreciated lol
Awesome_Nightmare - August 22, 2009 - Report this comment
cool as song

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