Not to be outdone by Nike’s inspirational Michael Jordan piece, Adidas has now done an advert with David Beckham reflecting on his own failure and adversities.

Thanks to Phil Dourado of The Leadership Hub for his posting on the video and comments, “Warren Bennis says that people who have been through tough times are the best leaders – he says they are forged in the crucible of their experience. Hemingway wrote, in A Farewell To Arms, ‘The world breaks everyone. But some are strong at the broken places.’"