";s:4:"text";s:3467:" However, injuries prevented him from being the formidable force although he did score the second most goals for the Crows that year. I just wish I had started working through it sooner rather than later,' Carey said. AFL legend Wayne Carey has opened up about his mistakes, and how he struggled to adapt to life after the game.. 'Carey's most infamous indiscretion was a affair with former teammate Anthony Stevens' now ex-wife Kelli, which led to his departure from the Kangaroos.The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline.The 48-year-old gave a candid interview uploaded to YouTube last Friday in which he said he had sought help to become a 'better person'.Part of the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday & Metro Media Group'The amount of work that I did certainly did not fulfill me mentally and it certainly did not fill up my week, so there were a lot of spare hours to do a lot of things that you should not have been doing. He made his way back to the team in round 13 although his form was questionable due to the shoulder injury. Wayne Carey was off to a great start in the 1994 season that included high goal scoring performances against Hawthorn, Footscray and West Coast Eagles.He was back in full force after a mid season suspension and was instrumental in North Melbourne’s win against Hawthorn with a late goal in the final quarter of the qualifying final. As a 16-year-old, Carey made the move to Melbourne He's been in a few in his career.' Join Facebook to connect with Wayne Carey and others you may know. This streak included seven straight preliminary finals, three Grand Finals and two Premierships (1996 and 1999). John Longmire just managed to clinch the best and fairest award from Wayne Carey that year. A disc-related neck injury brought an end to Wayne Carey’s glorious career in round 12. Carey made a mistake calling two players brothers who were not.Carey, speaking to fellow former footballer Corey McKernan, said that he had worked through issues with anxiety, embarrassment, and toxic thoughts since he transitioned to life off the AFL field. In round 8, his first since being left out of the side due to injury, he kicked 7 goals against Hawthorn and in the nine games leading up to the Grand Final he averaged 5.1 goals per game in crucial matches against Geelong, Essendon and Port Adelaide.By the start of the 1995 season, Wayne Carey was undoubtedly the number one player with 18 goals coming in his first four pre-season matches. Wayne Carey's ex-wife Sally McMahon has come forward to support the former AFL star, calling him a dedicated and loving father, after reports emerged about his break-up with fiancee Stephanie Edwards. His stats at the end of the season were an average of 7 marks, 18 disposals and 2.2 goals per game. He went on to become assistant coach at Collingwood Football Club in 2006 and also worked as a commentator and host of numerous shows on the Fox Footy Channel for the 2006 season. However, he was convinced to stay back and began to shine in the latter half of the season.