Every week of camp, IMG Academy selects the Athlete of the Week sponsored by Gatorade. The honoree is bestowed the G-Award in recognition of the athlete who displays Heart, Hustle and Soul, and exhibits a true desire to reach their true athletic potential.
The IMG Academy Boys Soccer winner of the Gatorade G-Award for the week of August 5 is 10-year-old Lucky Edge from Brownsville, T.X.
How long have you been playing soccer for?
I've been playing soccer since I was four years old.
Who are your coaches?
What is your favorite thing about IMG Academy and why?
My favorite thing about IMG Academy is the scrimmages because they are a lot of fun and I get to see how much I improved from the day before.
What professional athlete inspires you the most?
The professional athlete that inspires me the most is Lionel Messi because I like the way that he plays and he always gives it his all. I love his team too.
Do you have any pre-game rituals that help you prepare for a big game?
Just give it my all.
What is your favorite thing to do after you win a game?
My favorite thing to do after I win a game is to rest.
What motivates you to push through a tough practice?
I know I just want to be the best player out there so I have to do my best and I want my coaches to recognize me.