Sky Sports News: Mental Health Awareness Week


Professional footballer Adebayo Akinfenwa and Dr. Aboaba talk to Sky Sport News about the dangers of a career as a professional footballer can have on the mental health of players.

They discuss the stigma of being professional athletes who ‘can’t show weakness’, the stress of playing in high-pressure, high-stakes matches and in the most competitive of environments, the impact that contract issues and injuries can have on players as people.

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