While everyone else was going to the lake and water skiing you were trying to find a pickup game. Even finding a wall to practice PKs against was your kind of night. Your parents had to call you at least 5-6 times for dinner before you came in because you wouldn't go in until you got a certain number of juggles or pulled off that move perfectly 3 times in a row.
You play because it puts a smile on your face.
Before all the tryouts, tournaments, coaches, scholarships, spectators, fancy shoes, and outside pressure. You always remember what it's like to play with sheer joy because you love the game and this is when you're at your best.
Keep this childlike Joy every time you lace them up.