The issue of the importance of winning in youth football is a hot topic and the consensus seems to be that too much focus on winning can be harmful. There are those, however, who do not fully agree and point to Spain to show a different attitude.
It might not be on par with being asked to play for your favourite team but getting a job on the technical staff of ‘their’ team will rank as a dream for many. Doug Kors got to do just that although the biggest takeaway from the story should be the value of always being prepared and ready to spot an opportunity.
How to Organise & Manage for the Emergence of Excellence in Sport?
Regardless of what happened in the classico (and this was written before), Zinedine Zidane has proven a lot of people wrong (including myself) by doing a great job so far with Real Madrid. A lot of that is down to his charisma.
“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” - Maya Angelou
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