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How Footballer Eniola Aluko Pushed Past Her ‘Paralysing Fear Of Failure'

6 monthes ago   |   By Huffington Post

For years, Eniola Aluko would sprint on to the football pitch riddled with self-doubt, thinking to herself: “Am I good enough?” It was a silent struggle, compounded by the fact she'd been made to feel like an outsider, because she was female and liked football. “I enjoyed what I did and had the support of my family and friends,” she says, reflecting on her time growing up in Birmingham. “But externally, outside, I felt strange. People were saying horrible things when I was playing in boys' tournaments and things like that. It wasn't always easy feeling like I didn't really belong amongst...
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