The worst thing an athlete can experience is a career-threatening injury. On April 22, 2011 rising MLS star Steve Zakuani broke his leg and his career was immediately put in jeopardy. In one moment, he lost everything he had worked his whole life for. There is no way to prepare for something like that. It took him 500 days to fully recover and get back on the field. People always ask Steve what that experience was like, and if he had any advice for someone going through something similar. This book is his recollection of the setbacks, fears, doubts, victories, advice, and encouragement he experienced as he fought for his career. Derived from the journals he kept during his 500 day recovery, it is his hope that this book will inspire you to face any adversity you encounter head on.
|Publisher:||Steve Zakuani LLC|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||14 MB|
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About the Author
Steve Zakuani was born 1988 in the DR Congo before moving to London aged four where he resided until aged 19. It was at this point he received a full scholarship to play college soccer in the USA. Zakuani was drafted no.1 MLS pick in 2009 by the Seattle Sounders who were entering their first season as an MLS franchise. Steve Zakuani played a total of six seasons and made over 100 appearances professionally before taking the decision to retire, as a result of a terrible leg breaking injury suffered in his third season. Steve is a well known public speaker in sports, business, churches and has addressed an U.N committee. He is the founder and President of Kingdom Hope, a non profit organization that aims to 'inspire individuals to achieve greatness'. 500 Days is the first book written by Zakuani and it details the period of life that most fundamentally impacted him...the 500 Days from his career threatening injury to returning to the starting line up.
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500 Days based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Brief bit good read.
Great read and overall really inspiring story about hard work, determination, and forgiveness. I've always been a fan, Steve, and this book has really touched me.