ARE YOU A CHAMPION
In top competition a whole new ingredient enters football-
You learn the pain in practice and you will know it inevery game. It begins as you approach the limit of your endurance, coming on gradually, hitting your stomach first.Your arms grow heavy and your legs tighten – the thighs theknees.You sink lower as if someone were pushing down on your back. You can’t hold yourself up. Your perception changes.The sounds become a roar in your ears. The field becomeslike a pool of water. Your stomach feels as though it’s going tofall out; every snap hurts – and suddenly you hear a shrillinternal scream.Then you have a choice. You can back off, or you can forceyourself to drive to the finish, knowing that the pain willbecome excruciating.
the great footballplayers separate from the rest, for it is those last few minutesthat count. Most players back away. If you push through thepain barrier into real agony,
YOU ARE CHAMPION!!That is what it takes to be a member of the