If soccer were a card game it would be Poker. In Poker you get dealt good hands, bad hands and mediocre hands.
Does it matter?
For those that haven’t played poker, you can win with any hand and also lose with any hand. It’s totally up to you how you play the hand you’ve been dealt.
Soccer is full of players that have been dealt poor hands but through hard work and dedication have graced some of the biggest stadiums in the world.
Soccer is also full of losers who drew terrific hands but never capitalised on their good fortune or genes.
In soccer you will never be dealt a hand that cannot be turned into a winning one. Unlike poker, soccer success is predictable.
If you put in the time, effort and commit to training, you will be equipped to turn your hand into a winning hand.
“May the winds of destiny blow you to the stars.”