The Heroes Of The Trojan War

1113 WordsDec 4, 20155 Pages
There are many hero stories in Greek mythology. Many of these can be interpreted as metaphors when making comparisons to the lives and encounters people today experience. Many Greek myths influenced important pieces of historic literature which have made it easier for people to find their own ways of making these personal connections and better understanding their lives. The Trojan war involved several heroes however Achilles is one that can easily be related to many athletes. Achilles role in the Trojan war has many common themes that can be related to the story of Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and his journey to the National Football Leauge. Both hero and athlete were considered saviours, they were both very emotional men, and lastly they both enjoyed great success before experiencing failure through their different achilles heels. Johnny Paul Manziel is a quarterback for the American football team the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League. He was drafted 22nd overall in the 2014 draft and was considered one of the most appealing young quarterbacks of his generation. Manziel attended Texas A&M University from 2011 until 2013 on a full athletic scholarship. It was in his first season with Texas A&M that he made a name for himself after breaking several records. Following his break through season most scouts had him on their radar. Manziel was being compared to some of the best to ever play the game and whichever team was to end up drafting him was
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