An Irishman Abroad

Paul McVeigh: Episode 284

February 23, 2019

How do you go from being a Premier League footballer who is afraid of public speaking to then go and quit the game to face your fear? This week former Spurs, Norwich and Northern Ireland player Paul McVeigh tells Jarlath the truly incredible story of how he did just that.

Paul explains how he discovered the world of self-help when he wasn't making an impact in games (14:00), what it felt like to reach the weekly wage that he used to dream about (21:00) and the time Gareth Southgate once 'kicked the shit out of him' (3:00).

From the challenges facing gay footballers today (32:00) to the stress of modern-living (47:00), the ignorance of today's young footballers (1:01:00) and his fantastic tips for how to overcome negative self-talk (Patreon Extended Cut Only) and much more, this is a fascinating conversation with one of the best motivational speakers on the world stage.

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