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Johnny Manziel placing soccer profession behind him, targeted on turning into … a professional golfer

“Johnny Golfball,” coming to a course close to you.

Regardless that Johnny Manziel — the Artist Previously Often called “Johnny Soccer” — is taking snaps for the 7-on-7 Fan Managed Soccer league, he is firmly leaving his gridiron goals behind him. Manziel, 28, stated on a current podcast with former NFL participant Chris Lengthy that he is targeted on hitting the hyperlinks full time to turn out to be knowledgeable golfer, giving himself a cut-off of age 40.

“I am giving myself 12 years to attempt to play skilled golf,” Manziel stated on the “Inexperienced Gentle Podcast.” “I’m gonna grind this out and see how good I can get and see if I can’t enter in some tournaments, and see if I can’t try to go play skilled golf ultimately. I feel it’s a very uphill battle, however that’s what I’m setting for my objectives. I’ve 12 years to try to make a PGA Tour occasion.”

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Manziel says that he is a “0 or 1” handicap and has been enjoying golf for 5 days per week with mates. The previous NFL QB referred to as himself “washed” a couple of occasions on the podcast, admitting that his soccer profession is firmly within the rear-view mirror.

“I haven’t got it like I used to, and I am positively OK with having the ability to say that today,” Manziel stated.

Manziel, the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner with Texas A&M, was a first-round number of the Browns in 2014, however his ineffective manufacturing and private points received in the best way of his profession, and he was launched in 2015. He hung out within the CFL and the now defunct AAF previous to touchdown within the FCFL. 

In 2018, Manziel revealed that he had been recognized with bipolar dysfunction and struggled with alcohol previously. 

Manziel returned to the sphere on Valentine’s Day, finishing a single cross in 5 makes an attempt for the FCF Zappers.