WATCH: Adebayo Akinfenwa talks mental health

 

Adebayo Akinfenwa is an English Professional Footballer who plays as a striker for AFC Wimbledon. Akinfenwa has also played for Northampton Town prior to signing a 14 month contract with AFC Wimbledon. He is arguably one of the most famous players in the lower leagues of English football, due to his strength from which he has developed the brand “Beast Mode”. He has gone on record of having “Premier League status” despite playing in League 2.

During his spell with The Cobblers he became close friends with Clarke Carlisle, whose battle with Depression has been very much in the public eye. Adebayo Akinfenwa features in the video below where he discusses how much the Mental Health Charter means to him after supporting his former teammate through his mental health battle.

 

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