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11 Things Playing Sport Teaches You About Life

Because sport is so much more than learning how to dribble a ball and score a goal.

1. You're going to need other people.

2. Enthusiasm goes a long way.

3. Perseverance and dedication matter more than talent.

4. You can't cheat your way to victory.

5. You and your opponents have more in common than you think.

6. Your health is essential to your success.

7. Don't be afraid to take risks.

8. Being a leader means bringing people together.

9. Set goals. And when you achieve them, set new ones.

10. You don't always win.

11. But when you do, it's because you've earned it.

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