The Secret Pundit Takes on The Commentators, Part 11: ‘From Hero to Zero’

The Secret Pundit Takes on The Commentators, Part 11: ‘From Hero to Zero’
December 4, 2017 Chris Rowland

By our Mystery Correspondent Per Dantic.

The commentators love saying ‘From Hero to Zero’.

They do it to show how a player can be transported from one extreme to the other. From the highest of high up heights to the deepest of deep down depths. Just like in ‘Snakes and Ladders’. This player has performed many actions in the game, some with the ball, many more without, and the commentators have picked out just two actions to summarise their contribution.

Here’s how ‘From Hero to Zero’ works. They do one other thing and they rocket up the ladder to hero. Then they do one other thing and they plummet down the snake to zero.

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