A poem built of sheer gravitas; the older one gets, the more insight and wisdom it seems to offer. Read by Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal, with alternative recitals below...

     A different version with interesting typography and a recital by Des Lynam.

     A further version, implemented by the BBC in the closing minutes of the 1998 World Cup coverage.

     Read by Sir Michael Caine.

     Our final version, taken from Mike Bassett: England Manager.