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I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have

"I probably played hurt a lot more times than I should have"

- Merlin Olsen

About this Quote

In this quote, Merlin Olsen, a previous American football player, is assessing his career and admitting that he typically played through injuries. He acknowledges that he might have pressed himself too tough and played in video games when he should have taken time to recover. This statement shows Olsen's commitment and determination to his sport, however also highlights the physical toll it took on his body. It also talks to the pressure and expectations placed on athletes to carry out, even when they are not at their best. In general, this quote exposes the sacrifices and obstacles that included being a professional athlete.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Merlin Olsen between September 15, 1940 and March 11, 2010. He was a famous Athlete from USA. The author also have 17 other quotes.

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