Jordan De Goey’s behaviour in Bali screams of an “entitled” particular person who has chosen “indulgence over self-discipline”, in line with three AFL greats.
De Goey has but once more courted controversy for his off-field actions, this time by way of a widely-circulated video on social media that exhibits him making crude tongue gestures to a digital camera and mimicking a sexual act at a nightclub in Bali, the place he has travelled throughout Collingwood’s mid-season bye.
In one other a part of the footage, De Goey seems to try to show a girl’s breast as she lay on a bar, with the lady batting him away.
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Herald Solar reporter Jon Ralph instructed Fox Footy on Friday night time that Collingwood privately concedes “it is a actually poor search for De Goey”.
Brisbane Lions champion Jonathan Brown mentioned that whereas going abroad wasn’t essentially a problem, De Goey had failed to point out a fundamental degree of frequent sense.
“I feel on this state of affairs together with his historical past, the frequent sense could be to remain out of the general public highlight,” he mentioned.
“It’s most likely finest to journey domestically or, when you’re abroad, ensure you’re off social media, keep out of the limelight.
“That’s the extent of commonsense I’d expect.”
Former St Kilda spearhead Nick Riewoldt mentioned De Goey’s actions have been, from a “pure soccer” standpoint, a sign he wasn’t dedicated to maximising his abilities as a participant.
“I feel you all the time get a fairly good indication of somebody‘s professionalism and the way a lot they care about their careers once you take a look at the alternatives they make,” he mentioned.
“Each participant is entitled to go abroad if they need within the break, however it’s a selection. I feel on this case Jordan has chosen indulgence over self-discipline.
“That’s one thing all golf equipment are going to take a look at … sadly it appears to be a fairly common theme for him that he chooses indulgence over self-discipline from a soccer standpoint.”
Melbourne nice Garry Lyon mentioned De Goey had additionally by advantage of his newest actions left a nasty style within the mouth.
“That‘s entitled behaviour that’s not acceptable in any manner, form or type; the general public grabbing of somebody’s high in an atmosphere reminiscent of that, that’s the entitled behaviour that needs to be stamped out and will and may get gamers into extra hassle than they’ve been previously,” he mentioned.
Riewoldt added: “From a soccer standpoint, it‘s a chance to sacrifice, to be actually disciplined.”
“He has been in nice type and Collingwood are enjoying very well and he’s enjoying for a contract. I feel he’s missed a chance from that standpoint.”