In the introduction to one of his books, the Secret Footballer quotes Xavi:
“Of the 95% of people who love football, only 2% understand it”
There are questions that fans ask each other that only a football insider can answer.
So we talked to insiders – anonymously – to get the answers. Not full-blown professionals (we don’t know any), but trainers, young professionals and ex-players (because we have access to quite a few).
These are the results so far:
Why do players sometimes seem to lack energy, motivation or passion?
They get paid a relative fortune to perform and yet sometimes seem to play like they don’t care or just got up. How come? (Read more)