Leon Legge tells his incredible footballing story
If you missed Leon Legge’s feature article in the official Match Day Programme on Saturday, don’t worry you can read it right here on Cambridge-United.co.uk now.
The former Brentford and Gillingham man reveals the story behind his fight with epilepsy as a young teenager desperate to make it in professional football, and the work he now undertakes to raise awareness for the condition.
Check out the story below:
Legge’s journey in professional football began at a later stage than most, with the central defender not making his Football League debut until the ripe age of 24 for Brentford in 2009, a world apart from the likes of team mates Luke Berry and Josh Coulson who made their first team debuts at 17 and 18-years old respectively.
His early development took a major blow when he discovered that he suffered from epilepsy following an incident at the age of 16-years old
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