Adebayo Akinfenwa: ‘People said I’m too big to play football, but I kept playing’

05 August 2016 11:13
The striker is at Wycombe Wanderers after leaving AFC Wimbledon on the back of a promotion-sealing goal and says the attention he gets as a League Two player is ‘mindboggling’ and can be an inspiration to othersIf you had expected Adebayo Akinfenwa to be talked out by now, you probably needed to improve your research. A Football League launch at Craven Cottage is winding down, a good three hours in, and the Wycombe Wanderers striker has commanded more attention than any of the players and coaches from higher divisions who have passed through. There have been endless television appearances, photographs with supporters and, latterly, an impromptu Facebook Live event with the relatively reserved Brighton goalkeeper David Stockdale that swiftly sees first acquaintances playing off each other like old friends. Related: League Two 2016-17 season preview | Michael Butler Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian