With all the doom and gloom and “woe is us” going around after the draw to Bournemouth on Wednesday, it can be easy to forget where we find joy. While they vary, most of us find joy in the little things like puppies, donuts, and Georginio Wijnaldum’s smile. And just in case the news passed you by, the midfielder was voted Player of the Month for the second time this season, for his contributions during the month of March.
(Must’ve been the added pressure from the award that went into his uncharacteristic mistake that led to the Cherries first goal...)
(Sorry for bringing it up.)
“It feels great, even better than the first time I won it because the first time we were not in a good situation – we were not winning games at the time, so this one feels much better! It’s always a good feeling to win the Player of the Month award,” the Dutchman said to the club website. “I hope [we’re seeing Liverpool get back to their best] because there’ve been times when we’ve had a good result in a big game, but then lost the next one.
Wijnaldum proved irreplaceable during all three matches for the month of March, even scoring crucial goals during the matches against Burnley and Arsenal at Anfield.
“I am really pleased with my form, but also because we’re winning games and the whole team are playing well,” he added. “I am just happy that I can help the team to win games, I try to do my best and give all to try and help us finish the season as high as possible. I am really happy at the moment.”
Bask in that joy, supporters. And remember that smile will be back before we know it, as he’ll surely try to make up for recent mistakes.
(Sorry for bringing it up again.)