In probably the lamest but most relatable example of addiction holding someone back from reaching their full potential, Aussie snooker star Neil Robertson reckons his obsession with FIFA, World of Warcraft and League of Legends stopped him from reaching even greater heights in the sport.
“The years I had the 100 centuries, I should probably have had around 120 because I got addicted like hell to Fifa 14,” said Robertson. “In the past, I’ve been staying up and playing it. Then all of a sudden, it is 6am, the birds are tweeting and I’m thinking: ‘Oh my God, I’ve got to get up in a couple of hours.”
He should be thankful he didn’t play Football Manager – it’s like mainlining crack straight into your eyes.
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