Richards described the sense of entitlement that some young players can feel and how the success can effect their mindset.
The former Manchester City defender said: "I was 17. I still enjoy my cars but I was going outside restaurants, parking on yellow lines and stuff. And I'm thinking now, 10 years later, what was I doing? There's a car park just there!
"You've got a different mindset when you are young, giddy."
However, Richards reassured Villa fans that he is past that youthful sense of invincibility saying: "Your mindset does change. When you are young you are enjoying your life, but you've got to make mistakes to learn from them."
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