Weekly Review 4th – 10th April 2011 [who to believe?]

10 April 2011

Rio Ferdinand Business

After training on Saturday, I was having a talk with coach because I didn’t understand some things he was saying about my game during training. He said that he hears detailed feedback on the games I play for Hegyvidek and says that from what he’s heard I’m still missing something. I’m still slow in the head, slow decision making, something I pointed out last week and many times before in my post. “It’s difficult with my situation”, he said. “I have no other choice than to play for a club with younger players with less skill and a 4th division amateur club. If I were to put myself in a position where I was the scout, I would say you are good technically and have a great right foot.” What he also said is that “I wouldn’t have a chance in Belgium like this.” I agree with mostly what he is saying, but I think this comes down to the underlying problem of my position! When I was 13, 14 years old living in Australia and playing for Canberra FC as a right back, I was probably the best fullback for my age in the league. Then things changed as I moved here, playing in different positions and not really one main position. The coaches that have seen me play the most say I should be a winger or attacker, not a defender. But I really believe that I am best as a fullback. I don’t know who to believe. Myself or other people’s opinions?

I was dropped from the a-team after a bad performance last week. There was a friendly match with the b-team. It was pretty shocking, there were 6 or 7 players that showed up and people had to call there friends to come just to make up numbers. We started off with 10 and got down to 9 players. I made a goal for myself that I wouldn’t let the other team score, even when there was just two defenders, me and another defender. I won alot of through balls and was probably man of the match. We won 1-0. The a-team manager was watching, and someone told me he was impressed so hopefully he will play me as a defender from now on, then I start playing well, then coach finds out and then he will take me to Belgium and then I can have a fantastic career as a footballer in Europe!

Oh, I put that pic in of Rio Ferdinand by the way because I played as a defender today and I look up to him because of the things he is doing as a business football man. He owns a magazine called #5 and has invested in movie productions, owned TV shows, etc. It’s my dream to become a professional footballer, as well as be a successful businessman. A billionaire. I want to be a footballer who is very prominent in business as well. I think being that sort of person is like the coolest thing in the world.

Next Week Training

20 hours like always, 20 hours yeahh

 

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday  Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Lunch Personal Session(1:00) Personal Session (1:00) Personal Session (1:30) Personal Session (1:30)
Afternoon Personal
Session
(1:40)
Club Training (1:00) Personal Session (1:30)
Evening Club Training (1:40) Club Training (1:40) Club Training (1:40) Club Training
(1:00)
Game
(2:20)
Game (2:30)
Late Evening

 

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In 2009, I was an average soccer player with a dream. I started this blog to document my journey from local underdog to getting offered over $100,000 in soccer scholarships, a contract to play professionally and the experience of playing in Europe.
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