March 18, 2012

My First Trial

At the trial for Feyenoord, you had like, the team, mixed with some of the reserve players, and they would play a game against a local team. Another time, I remember I was the player behind the strikers. They played me in different positions. I know it sounds really scary, but I was playing against the strikers that day and I did OK, I thought; I had a good feeling about it. After that, I had to wait a couple of weeks to find out if I was accepted. Once they said ‘yes’, I signed my first professional contract at the age of 15!!

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