Ever wondered how Liverpool defender Glen Johnson spends his spare time between training and matches? The 28-year-old has explained why he’s choosing a math degree over leisure.
The Reds’ No. 2 had already revealed to Liverpoolfc.com earlier this year that he was undertaking Spanish lessons and now the England international has discussed his desire to secure academic honors.
“I like challenging myself, finding that will from within to do something different and become better,” Johnson told the official Liverpool FC magazine.
“I’ve always liked maths. So I thought: ‘Why not?’ I’m not setting any major targets, putting myself under loads of pressure to complete everything within a certain time. An Open University degree is quite flexible. I’m coming up to the end of the second unit of three. There are different paths you can take with various options to reach the same end. As long as I keep enjoying it, I’ll keep doing it.
“There’s not a job in the world that maths can’t help you wi