posted on Feb, 23 2006 @ 02:52 PM
A midfielder can 'lose' themselves in a game and no one takes much notice and all it takes is one great pass, one magical moment and the ball is in
the back of the net. For just that one brief moment of genius they could end up man of the match, the game winner, a hero if it was a cup final, even
if they did nothing for the rest of the game. But a defender has to have full concentration at all times and is well in the spotlight, look what
happened to Sol Campbell in the West Ham v Arsenal game and many defenders before him have suffered the same fate. As you said, its a pressure
position and one i wouldnt like to play in.
You got the right attitude, you want the glory role, hero or villian people will remember you name playing in the midfield.. No one will be forgetting
Ronaldinhio for along time or even for the 'villian' reason Robbie Savage.
Thats one i dont understand either, how they miss from 3 yrds out or even closer, shoot and make a hash of it when they could have layed the ball off.
Look at Harewood, he has a touch like an elephant but at least he knows where the goal is. Some players need to go back to basics and play the simple
ball. Look at Ronaldinhio against Chelsea the other day, he never did his full array of tricks, twists and turns. Alot of the time he played the
simple ball to great effect, thats the sign of a great player.