Leon Bailey's meteoric rise, from Kingston to Leverkusen
Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey gives ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes a course in the art of dribbling and reveals his influences.
ESPN FC's Alexis Nunes catches up with Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey about life in Germany and his future for both club and country.
Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey has been one of the Bundesliga's breakout stars this season. The Jamaica-born midfielder's performances have been attracting a lot of attention from Europe's elite, while there could also be an international tug-of-war for his services in the future.
But why is he so highly-rated? Here are five things to know.
1. He arrived in Europe with nothing but a small bag
Kingston-born Bailey joined Craig Butler's Phoenix All-Star Academy at the age of six. Some eight years. . read full article