The Heart of a Champion
I hated every minute of training, but I said, don’t quit. Suffer now, and live the rest of your life as a champion.” Words that served Muhammad Ali well. So why have so many NFL athletes come from Belle Glade, Pahokee, and Clewiston? Is it because everyone in these areas believes playing in the National Football League is not just a dream, but a reality? Is it because each player can identify with someone they know that made it into the NFL? Or is it because they have been taught what it means to have the heart of a champion? The sheer desire to win. To be the best. To hit a little harder, run a little faster, focus on the play, or make a difference on the team. What is it that inspires an athlete to become a champion?