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Player Perspective: Brendon Ayanbadejo

Brendon Ayanbadejo

Last week I'd felt that I'd had one of my worst games ever. This week was a complete opposite. Finally, I played at the level I thought I could reach. It was exhilarating.

I think that most fans view football as a simple game of violence. You hit somebody. They hit you back. Whoever ends up with the ball last wins. But to many of us, and definitely to me, there is real creativity involved. This is the way that I can express myself. To me, football is art, it's a novel, it's poetry. If I didn't have this outlet, I don't know what I'd do with my energy. Being...

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