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27 Things That Are Too Real For Aussies Who Grew Up Playing Sport

Who doesn't love a participation award?

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2. And you can relate to this look on a deeply personal level.

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4. After school you'd work hard on your skills to be match ready for the weekend.

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5. When it came to game time, every match felt like you were playing for your country.

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6. And it didn't matter who was watching, it felt like a full stadium.

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7. Carrying the sport equipment was the biggest honour you could be bestowed with.

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8. You were never happier than when it was your turn.

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10. You knew all the weird warm-up drills...

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12. You tried less mainstream sports during your off season.

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Sofcrosse anyone?

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13. When you weren’t playing sport you were trading these like a pro on Wall Street.

14. And you probably had a sport-related bed spread.

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16. And this gives you flashbacks to games that SHOULD have been called off.

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18. And people thought you were injury prone but sprains and grazes were normal to you.

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19. Although playing for your team made the pain go away.

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24. It was still worth it.

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Even if you had to line up on your best friend.

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25. Because you knew there was nowhere you'd rather be.

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