..involving, if I remember correctly, George Best, who, when leading a youth coaching session for schoolkids, introduced what looked to them like a fat old man. “This”, he proclaimed, “is Puskas. The best player in the world.” (Or words to similar effect).
Blank looks from the youngsters. Then Best punts a football in his direction…
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Do you know the story of Barry John and the footballers?
No! Do tell.
He sees footballers in the park practising penalties. They have no net on the goal so they have a long trudge nearly every time. He says “You’ll save yourself the walk if you just hit the crossbar every time so the ball comes back to you.” They scoff. So he does it. And again. And again.
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