We often wonder what the difference is between professional footballers and the rest of us is. Sheer talent? Hard work? Luck? Probably a all three, and Liverpool’s John Arne Riise let everyone know just how he scores such amazing goals – such as the one against PSV last night – on a regular basis.
“I saw the keeper was a little bit more to the right,” he told TV3 after the game. “The ball bounced perfectly and all I had to do was smash it.”
We’ve been in many situations where all we had to do was “smash it”, and the results were remarkably different.