The Lakers star, in actual fact, has a contract from Cowboys proprietor Jerry Jones framed in his workplace.
James revealed in a latest interview with TheAthletic.com that the Seahawks additionally supplied him an opportunity to tryout in 2011, and he “severely thought-about” taking part in soccer.
“I’d have made the group,” James instructed TheAthletic.com. “I’d have tried out, however I’d have made the group. One factor about it, I don’t thoughts working for one thing, so if I’d have needed to check out for the Cowboys or the Seahawks, or if I’d have stayed residence and went again residence to Cleveland, I’d have tried, however I’d have made the group.
“I simply know what I’m able to doing on the soccer discipline. Particularly at that age.”
James was 26 on the time, although he had not performed soccer since his junior 12 months of highschool.
He starred as a receiver in highschool, receiving curiosity from Florida State, Ohio State, Notre Dame, Michigan and Florida, amongst others.
“City Meyer recruited me,” James mentioned. “I feel on the time he was the vast receiver coach at Notre Dame. So yeah, I used to be getting recruited by all of the big-time faculties.”
James has by no means misplaced his love of soccer.
“I simply love the game. I watch it on a regular basis. It’s simply in me. It’s how I grew up,” James mentioned.