Thursday, December 6, 2007

Raul Is Cool As Ice

Raul is in good form this year for Real Madrid but he's always been a cool goal scorer and wise player - making smart runs off the ball and always in the right place at the right time. Now, as he gets older, he's doing whatever he can to maintain his form. Hat top to TheOffside.com for the article.

Raul Gonzalez's ice-cold precision on the soccer field is no fluke.

The Real Madrid striker is bathing in ice and sleeping in high-altitude conditions, and he's off to his best start in nearly a decade with eight goals in 14 Spanish league matches.

"I've done it because of the love I have for this team and this club, and I have never thought about how it could hurt me," Raul said Tuesday about his ice baths, which can last up to 10 minutes.

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