Daily Archives: March 25, 2019

Lessons on and off the pitch

Lessons on and off the pitch

At school, balancing training and studying, I learned that organisation is key and I had to be effective to optimize my time. Off the pitch, I experienced how a hierarchy works and to respect people no matter their background. I’d come up against players that I imagined couldn’t get a ball from A to B… then an hour later my…

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Sport made a man out of me

Sport made a man out of me

When I was five years old, my parents sent me to chess lessons. After smashing two chess pieces and wrecking several boards, they, thankfully, came to the conclusion that I should pursue a different hobby. And after speaking to a few of my teachers, they decided that taking up a sport would be the best way to channel my energy.…

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