Think it’s fair to say most of us have always wondered what gets said on the pitch during a match. As expected, lip reading tends to reveal a few profanities but it’s hard to pick up what players discuss when it comes to tactics or pumping up their fellow teammates.
As part of a series run by Philadelphia Union, the club allowed midfielder Maurice Edu to wear a wire during a recent game against New York Red Bulls and the result is fairly, well, nice. The language is clean, Edu does nothing but encourage and he comes across as someone you’d like to have on your side.
Wonder if the results would be any different if say John Terry or Wayne Rooney played with a wire? Probably.