“I want to
become a soccer champion”. How many children have this kind of dream? It is
known, however, that the journey from the playground to the Premiere league is
dotted with pitfalls.
The author himself has given up on this dream. Nonetheless, he shares his
experience from the first time he kicked a ball, until the years passed playing
in Fiorentina soccer team in the Italian youth league. And he warns against the
barriers, the challenges and the most common mistakes that prevent 90% of the
young players from becoming professional athletes.