"A lot of things are mental, not physical … If you play in this league, you are a good player, you know what I mean? You were not chosen to join this league because you are not a good player. Many of them are psychological: how do you deal with the loss, how do you deal with it when you don’t play as often as you did in the championship game, or how do you deal with it when you are out of shape ….. how do you deal with it? Anything I can do to help players, I will talk to them and give them some advice. If they accept it, everything will be fine.
"In the final analysis, I think this may sound stupid to many people, but I think the purpose of playing football is not just to play football for myself and do well. This is for others. I think I was put into this sport maybe to help others, because I mean, I have experienced a lot of s—, to put it mildly. I think maybe I have experience in this field and can help others … "