"I wasn’t the biggest, I wasn’t fastest. But I could control being the fittest, the hard-working mentally and thinking ahead.”
Minnesota United FC player-turned-on-field reporter learned dozens of life lessons during his professional soccer career. Courtesy photo/Getty Images
Minnesota United FC on-field reporter Jamie Watson didn’t reach his lofty goals as a professional soccer player. But he experienced his share of highlights and learned important lessons during challenging times in a career that spanned eight teams in all four U.S. leagues over 13 seasons.
Here are three of Jamie’s takeaways from his soccer story: