Do you ever look up at the screen, at a newspaper or onto a field and think, ‘it could’ve been me?’

Well for some Melburnians, they have been inches close from a different reality.

One man phoned through and told us his heartbreaking story about how he almost achieved AFL greatness… and how his dream was destroyed within five minutes.

Sometimes things aren’t meant to be.


However, it is great to hear he still has a fiery passion for his love of the great game.

Catch The Christian O’Connell Show on GOLD104.3 – be part of something special.

Missed The Christian O'Connell Show? Catch up by clicking play below and join us from 6AM every weekday!