Mind over matter. The power of the mind has proven to be the most powerful force on earth over and over. In the realm of business, health, relationships and even sports, the mind is the catalyst to success and often greatness.
Realizing that soccer is a very physically demanding sport is crucial. However, this does not suggest the physical aspect of soccer is the dominating characteristic of soccer. Being in shape, fast and strong will absolutely help in the making of a great player, but all great players have one common characteristic: they understand the game.