What They're Saying: Chris Wondolowski

“I’m not over it. I’m not sure I’ll ever get over it. [Pause] I actually think that’s OK.”

-- Chris Wondolowski on whether he's gotten over his miss in the dying seconds of regulation against Belgium at the 2014 World Cup and broken his wife's "24-hour rule" that he had 24 hours to mourn a mistake and then must move on. Wondo was speaking at a family gathering in southwest Oklahoma to visit members of his Kiowa Native American tribe. (Grantland)
1 comment about "What They're Saying: Chris Wondolowski".
  1. Ginger Peeler, December 19, 2014 at 9:33 a.m.

    For anyone who has watched this sport for any length of time, we know it happens to the best of us. There are no guarantees. Send Wondo a video of Jozy's spectacular miss from last week! I remember watching a World Cup final many years ago. One of the most famous players in the world missed the net completely during the shoot-out. His team lost. In 2006, Donovan basically "disappeared" during the WC tournament. It happens. So, thank you, Chris, for representing our country and giving it your all. On another day, you would have scored a goal. I had 2 children who played soccer, one competitively; she was in ODP and received a partial scholarship to play in an NAIA college back East. I know that just one second in time can change everything...or not. Isn't that why we watch the beautiful game?

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