All-Star point guard Steve Nash has always stood out as a professional basketball player who has interests outside of the game. In addition to the athlete's usual attention to charity, he has co-directed a documentary and shown sizable interest in soccer, a sport he played up until the point basketball became a legitimate career possibility. In fact, he's part-owner of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC, an expansion team in Major League Soccer.
Being a owner has its perks, the best of which being that no one else can tell you what to do. So, earlier this week, Nash stopped by a Whitecaps practice to kick the ball around with the team. He doesn't look out of place whatsoever, and even knows to use vaguely British terminology like "kickabout" and "nil." This is a man who knows what he's doing on the pitch.
- Steve Nash
- Vancouver Whitecaps FC