Ricardo Kishna thought about it at the beginning of this season – not for the first time – to stop playing football. The 26-year-old attacker contracted the coronavirus in preparation and was therefore disabled for months.
In conversation with Omroep West, Kishna opens a booklet about the difficult time he was experiencing. “I really like the game. But if you get back into a valley, test positive for six weeks, cant train and miss the preparation, then the impulsive rises,” says the outdoorplayer. “Then you think, guys, let it shoot you. Ive been at home with corona for six weeks now and I know what backlog Im going to start with: Im going to do something else.”
In the end, Kishna came on top: he is completely fit again and basic customer at ADO The Hague. Since his interest, Kishna accounted for five assists and one hit over nine games in all competitions.
In the past, Kishna was already thinking about hanging his football boots on the willows. The former youth international was eliminated between 2017 and 2019 with a cruciate ligament injury. “The thought of dropping everything has often passed through my head,” he said, among other things, about that.
📅 This Sunday, #ADO player Ricardo Kishna will be a guest in a special TV West Sport. The attacker speaks candidly about his sports year 2021. “At the beginning of this season, I even considered quitting. 🕰️ 8 pm 📺 TV West pic.twitter.com/J1RuewiUWQ
— Broadcaster West Sport (@OmroepWestSport) December 13, 2021