Football Players Who Can Give You Motivation for Success

Success cannot be achieved easily. If you want to succeed, you must be prepared to bear all risks, including failure. Many people are motivated to succeed with many reasons ranging from economic conditions, ridicule from many people to pursue a passion that has existed since childhood. Of course everyone has different reasons. Many inspirational stories from football players can provide a lot of motivation to be successful. Some football players also have interesting life stories and can provide inspiration to achieve a better life.

1. Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo is a popular football player and can also inspire many people with his extraordinary life story. On the other hand, Ronaldo is famous as someone who is generous and has a high social life. He even routinely donates blood every year as a form of humanitarian assistance. The story of Ronaldo in the past is indeed difficult. Ronaldo’s father died of an overdose and his drug addicted brother made Ronaldo’s childhood feel so hard and with limited economic conditions. However, this does not stop Ronaldo from continuing to struggle for his dream of becoming a football player. Ronaldo continues to train at a young age. Ronaldo’s struggle paid off starting with joining an amateur club until now Ronaldo has been known as the best soccer player in the world.

2. Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi is an Argentinian soccer player who has many achievements in football. Even Lionel Messi can be regarded as one of the football legends. Achievement of Lionel Messi at this time is certainly not easy. At first Messi had obstacles in playing football because he experienced a growth hormone disorder that disturbed his height growth. In addition, The Messi family has low economic conditions, but that did not affect Messi to develop his dream of becoming a reliable football player. Messi’s career began when he was willing to join FC Barcelona, who was interested in Messi’s football game and they were also willing to pay for Messi’s treatment.

3. Angel Di Maria

Angel Di Maria is also a football player who has an inspiring story that can motivate you. At first Di Maria only had a dream to become a professional football player, but due to economic limitations Di Maria had to harbor these dreams. In time Di Maria worked in a new stone quarry with his father to provide for his daily needs with his family. However, over time, Di Maria with his struggle can achieve his dream to become a professional football player. Of course the work done by Di Maria is not something that can be achieved in a day, but the effort is done with high hard work until he can achieve his current achievements.

3. Neymar

Neymar is a Brazilian football player who has many achievements. However, not many people know that Neymar has a difficult past and a low economic situation. Neymar has a limited economic life with limited space, so he has to share a room with his sister. With a strong determination finally Neymar can join as a young football player with a good career and until now he has been successful in reaching his career in football even with the highest income in the world.

4. Luka Modric

Life under threat of war is a tough thing. Growing up in a state of war had passed by Luka Modric. In his childhood Luka Modric passed through his days in camp refugees because at that time there was a Croatian war. With so many obstacles faced by Luka Modric did not hamper him to be able to achieve his dream as a world football player. Even since he was a child he had practiced a lot playing football in a frightening state of war with various threats that could come at any time. Even so, all the work that Luka Modric has done can be paid off and he has become a popular football player so that he is widely known by many people to his football abilities.

5. Alexis Sanchez

Being born from a family with economic limitations does not mean that it can prevent a person from achieving his dream. This has been proven by Alexis Sanchez. Before playing as a football player, Sanchez had an unpleasant childhood. His father had died when he was a toddler so he had to fight with his mother to be able to meet their daily needs. Sanchez works as a car washer to help his family. However, Sanchez has high dreams to be able to change his life. With the training he did well, Sanchez finally became a famous professional football player.

Jose Mourinho on Managing Tottenham Hotspur

Jose Mourinho replaced Mauricio Pochettino to give a new hope for Tottenham Hotspur on November 2019. It was quite like a surprise for the Premier League. Speculations are out there. Many believed that it’s not a wise choice of this Portuguese manager, Mourinho, to manage Tottenham Hotspur. It is not an easy job at all considering this team’s performance during this season. He admitted during in interview that Tottenham Hotspur is indeed not an easy job, but he is very optimistic that they can move forward with a new start. 

The new manager seemed to be very enthusiastic to give something new to this North London based team. At the moment the team is having a winter break for about 11 days. Meanwhile, Mourinho was spotted in Munich and enjoying the match. He later explained that he does not need a break as he needs to see all the details that he can only get from a live game. It is totally different from TV he stated. This is the opportunity that he needs to see some skills that are hidden from the game. He loved to see the warm-ups and how the players would do individually during the warm-ups and on the game. While the players, they need rest and refreshment which will have a good impact when they get back to the game. They will have 11 days break during the winter season.

With Mourinho since November 2019, Tottenham Hotspur won the  2 last games and getting a good start to get closer to Chelsea. Tottenham Hotspur is now on the 6th position in the Premier League. There is a high hope from the fans towards Mourinho to bring Tottenham Hotspur win the games. As we know that Tottenham Hotspur started with such poor performances that costs them to be out of the Top 3 in the Premiere League. 

Mourinho is very popular with his pragmatic style and his approach to the training session is rigid. He is also very famous for his relationship with his fellow players. He is very dominant, well that’s how a manager should be. However, rumour sparked that on his first 3 months with Spurs, he already had a tough player to deal with. It was Tanguy Ndombele that said to have a cold shoulder to Mourinho following the early substitute that was made by Mourinho during the FA Cup against Southampton. However, Mourinho did not make any comment about this case.

Mourinho responded to what the pers talked about him being unhappy with Tottenham Hotspur. In his interview, he explained that he is happy to be able to join Tottenham Hotspur. He is very looking forward to the next games that they will encounter together. He admitted that it is a difficult situation with Tottenham Hotspur, but, he also explained that it is the reason why he is there. 

Mourinho’s contract with the British team, Tottenham Hotspur will last for 4 years. Many are very optimistic that his presence will lead Tottenham Hotspur to success. The next game that they will face after the winter break is Aston Villa. Aston Villa is currently settled on the 17th of the Premier League chart. 

Tottenham Hotspur has some good players on the list too and they are mostly still young, for example Harry Kane. He is a good striker and played well with Tottenham Hotspur. By having Mourinho on board, the fans are quite positive and optimistic to get their favorite team to perform better and better. We all know that Mourinho is always interesting to follow. So, this is interesting to see how he will bring Tottenham Hotspur to its best shape.