Steve Zakuani is a professional soccer player, inspirational speaker, and author. Born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and raised in a low-‐income area of London, Steve began his soccer career playing for the Arsenal youth at 9 years old. He was selected first overall by the Seattle Sounders in the 2009 Major League Soccer SuperDraft, and was the team’s leading scorer in the 2010 season. In 2011, he suffered a devastating injury during a game, and although he made a remarkable recovery to play again.
“500 Days” chronicles the physical and mental fight to return to playing soccer after a life changingKin injury. Steve has transformed from a dynamic player on the field, to a high-‐energy speaker committed to share his story of overcoming adversity.
I want to take every lesson learned l, every failure, setback, and moment of doubt. As well as every success, high point, and all the good I experienced and inspire others.
I've decided to use my worst moment to launch a new platform. To engage with you and share my story. To inspire you to rise above your own adversities. To help you find a vision so big that life becomes exciting again and your greatest gifts are used to serve others.
The best chapter of your life has not been written yet and I want to help you write the best story you can, for your life.
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