Thursday, June 17, 2010

Out-of-form Jozy Altidore was shaken after earthquake in Haiti; US striker says "football wasn't even on my mind"


JOHANNESBURG — There have been a lot of theories as to why Jozy Altidore struggled while on loan last season at Hull City:

The game was too fast for him. His attitude was too laid-back. He wasn’t prepared for the physical nature of the English Premier League.

On Wednesday, however, the US striker came clean on what the biggest reason was: the devastating earthquake that struck his parents’ homeland, Haiti, this past January.

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