My mother motivates me – Mina

first_imgEverton defender Yerry Mina has revealed that his mum is his source of motivation every time he steps foot on the pitch.Mina opened up on his difficult childhood in Colombia as they suffered severe poverty. He would hitch a ride to training on the back of lorries to avoid paying the bus fare.At 14, the former Barcelona defender promised his mum he’ll take care of her by becoming a professional footballer.“Wherever I travel in the world to play my football, my motivation before I go out on the field I always say it is my mum’s dinner,” Mina told Sky Sports.Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…“Either the striker’s mum’s dinner or mine. To be strong physically and mentally on the field I say to myself I am going out to earn my mum’s dinner.“It comes from that childhood, the time when things were tough. It’s not an easy place to grow up and I look back and am motivated to serve as an example to kids growing up the same way.“I do it for them. I want to be a perfect role model for those kids back home.”last_img read more

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