Sports Pulse: It appears Tiger Woods is set to make another attempt at a comeback, but we’ve heard this before. Can we believe it?
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NASSAU, Bahamas — Tiger Woods’ children are nuts for soccer.
His daughter Sam, 10, and son Charlie, 8, prefer the game over golf and each plays on the pitch any chance they get. And Charlie is always Lionel Messi when he pops in the FIFA video game.
So it was a no-brainer for Woods to set up a meet-and-greet with Messi when Barcelona and Real Madrid played a pre-season match in Florida in July. Messi and his teammate Luis Suarez posed with the Woods family before the match.
“Isn’t it neat to meet a living legend?” Woods asked his kids.
He was surprised by the reply.
“Yeah, we live with one,” Sam said.
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Woods, 41, didn’t think his kids knew what Daddy has done in the game. To the youngsters, Woods is the YouTube golfer, the star of thousands of videos populating social media. While the two have been on hand when Woods was victorious — Sam was there when Woods claimed his last two of 14 majors and Charlie was on site when Woods won his last of 79 PGA Tour titles at the 2013 WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, neither has any memory of being there.
“They’ve never seen me in action,” Woods said ahead of his…