By Ollie Lewis For Mailonline
Published: 15:16 BST, 25 September 2020 | Updated: 20:40 BST, 25 September 2020
Jadon Sancho has revealed how a warning to 'fix your attitude' from Watford as a youth player was the 'wake-up call' that kickstarted his journey to becoming one of world football's best young players.
The Borussia Dortmund winger has thrived since moving to Germany from Manchester City as a 17-year-old in 2017, having come through the ranks at Watford before moving up north.
Sancho was scouted as a nine-year-old by the Hornets when he was spotted playing in Kennington, south London, and has gone on to enjoy huge success in his young career.
Jadon Sancho has opened up on the 'wake-up call' that kickstarted his journey to stardom
Sancho was scouted by the Hornets as a youngster growing up in Kennington, London
But the path to success was not simple for the England international.
He revealed that he would even have to sometimes turn up to Sunday League football in the hope of finding a game, and that he found life in Watford tough at first.
'I used to just turn up to Sunday League and usually there’d be a player that didn’t turn up for a team so I would replace them and just play,' he told .
'I was about seven. I’d turn up and play in a tournament.
'My dad used to take me sometimes, some of my