Gary Neville: 'Cricket toughened me up a lot more than football'

Gary Neville: 'Cricket toughened me up a lot more than football'
 

Without the good fortune of having seen an England side lose games of cricket for almost an entire decade, I don’t think I could have fallen in love with sport. That run of defeats bred in me commitment to a doomed cause, a sporting value I held above all else. Certainly, above winning. Teams that won all the time, were, to my mind, slightly distasteful. Of that era, there were two in particular: the Australian cricket team that won everything going for 15 years and Manchester United. For me, they were one and the same.
Players from both of these decorated teams have taught me a humbling... read more

 
12 March 2018 in Sport, Views: 36
Source: Guardian
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