60 seconds with Leo Bertos

Wellington Phoenix winger Leo Bertos discusses the best advice he's received, his idol Ronaldo & pre and post-game meal routines

Best piece of advice you’ve ever received?

“Best advice given to me was from a mentor when I was junior player is, ‘be a professional every day’.”

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What would be your first piece of advice to any youngster playing in your position?

"Always play with a smile on your face."

Who is the player you aspire to play like?

“The original Ronaldo from Brazil."

What skill or facet of that player, would you want to adopt into your game?

“How to dribble past an opponent.”

Do you have any pre-game rituals?

“I don’t have any pre-game rituals as I’m not superstitious but I do like to try and keep busy doing something so I’m not thinking too much about the match.”

What's your favourite pre-game meal, night before or breakfast?

“I don’t have any favourite pre-game meals either. I try not to eat too much as I don’t like to feel heavy before a game but I do eat lots after the game to replace energy lost and to help recovery.”

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