Football memories and experiences
I want to tell u a funny story. Two years ago I was playing in Greece, while I was trying to catch a ball between so many feet … one of the other team players hit my head from behind, right above my neck, exactly in the bottom of my skull. It was so strong that I lost consciousness for a few minutes … the funny thing is that I stood up, no problem, but I totally lost the memory starting that moment … later my friends told me that I went on playing till the match was finished I even stopped a few balls as if nothing has happened, then when we went to the changing room I sat down for a while and suddenly regained my memory.
I mean the memory for the moment, I asked them what happened, is the game finished, did we win or lose, what happened after I got hit? I totally lost memory of every thing for 20 mins …
Well I guess I am having my share of fun playing football …
Today, and for two weeks, I will be on air on the Egyptian tv, for two hours, I am commenting on the matches of the World Cup. It is a career I might be considering later on when I retire … not commenting on matches, but working in the media field.
Then finally I will have Sunday off … excuse me for not writing on that day, i will be out with my family all day.
I think football is the best sport ever, it teaches you lots of things, specially the goal keeper. It makes you very sharp in your decisions, as well as fast in taking them, you have to have full control over your body and your nerves. Sometimes one hundred thousand people shout my name when I am getting ready for penalty shots - I control my ears, I stop them from listening, literarily, I stop hearing them and I focus on the ball and the foot behind it … I also use my control over my ears when they are greeting me when I enter the field, and I whisper “allahom aoza beka men al goroor” which means, god help me against my self , don’t let me get too proud..
But after all it is a wonderful feeling
Salam every body , meet u monday
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