what to say to someone who lost a football game? (Explained)

Today we’ll be learning what to say to someone who lost a football game.

what to say to someone who lost a football game?

The best thing you can do is put things in perspective for the individual, and something they can apply to the whole team. “You’re going places” I’m verbatim is a good message to relay. Maybe even something along the lines of letting them know they’ll have better luck next time. But most importantly is to keep things “real” for them.

Put things in perspective

You’re going places

Better luck next time

Keep it real

It’ll be best to give the player or teammate the most honest feedback that you can.

If it’s good or bad, it’s going to make a difference in their performance.

It could motivate them, or hurt their feelings in the moment, but it’ll pay off in the long run.

Let’s look at Josh Jacobs

Josh Jacobs is a player that’s been going viral for doing the steps we recommend you to take when talking about a loss.

There’s headlines trending about how he kept things “brutally honest” with his team after a last minute loss on Christmas Eve.

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