Reconciling The Warrior On The Field With The Human Off It

Aug 23, 2016, 11:00 AM

This week on The Play, Bobby is joined by New York Red Bulls captain Dax McCarty and former MLS defender Stephen Keel to discuss training field dust-ups. As competitors, players get heated and sometimes it can lead to altercations. When is it okay to fight with a teammate? When have you gone too far? Dax and Stephen share stories from their careers and the lessons they've learned from them. They discuss the right way and the wrong way to deal with your emotions. We expect athletes to be warriors, but when has a warrior crossed the line, exactly?

WARNING: We want The Play to be a tool for younger players to learn, but as a parent you may or may not want them to hear this episode. Sometimes what it takes to be a professional athlete is not what you your son or daughter to become.