MNT Jan 7, 2012
Why else would everyone run away from him so quickly? Read on ...
As you have been reading, the team has been gathering every morning for a 30-minute run before breafkast. When you add up players, coaches and staff, the number totals about 30 people running. As a result, they have to be divided into two groups.
One of the groups Friday morning was led by Ivan Pierra, the head ATC for the National Team, and the other by Andreas Herzog. It's fair to say that Pierra's group maintained a slightly 'brisker' pace on the run.
So when the team assembled in front of the hotel this morning to get ready to run, there appeared to be a rather large group surrounding Andy, and we couldn't figure out why until we saw Ivan standing all by himself waiting for his followers. As it turned out, Andy took one group and Martin Vasquez the other, so everybody was happy. Well, everybody except Ivan ...