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AS son scored an own goal in school today - he is inconsolable

(7 Posts)
energis Wed 03-Sep-08 22:38:38

He is so hard on himself

He is doing really well and his new teacher seems good and he was happy about school

Now he is just so sad and annoyed with himself

I have been talking to him about it and how it happens to man u players and all little boys at some time etc

and he just asked but why do things always happen to me?

and I didnt know what to say

Soapbox Wed 03-Sep-08 22:40:02

OH bless him

Can you find a U-tube clip of a BIG player scoring an own goal to show him that even the best players in the world do it too?

2shoes Wed 03-Sep-08 22:51:31

awww I don't know much about footie. but one thing I do know as it happens to the best players. agree with soapbox

energis Wed 03-Sep-08 23:12:21

oh thanks so much

we just spent last 15 mins on google looking at the top 10 own goals

then we found the top 10 fluke goals

and he could see how easily it happens either way

hes happy again!!!!!!!!!!

thank you - im happy now too

Soapbox Wed 03-Sep-08 23:30:57

Glad your boy is happy again

energis Wed 03-Sep-08 23:49:01

Thanks Soapbox

its so strange when im at home and have to deal with something head on, I cant think of anything to do

I heart mumsnet (smile)

Tclanger Thu 04-Sep-08 07:58:44

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