Mentality can be the difference between average players and top players. Determination, focus & a good attitude are all needed to be a footballer. The journey is tough. To make it in the game you need to keeping going when things are against you. That can mean losing your place, getting released or not playing because of injury. Football clubs have their own or use psychologists to help players perform on the pitch. Mental well-being in normal life is important too, the pressure of being a pro can be incredible.