This is a seven minute documentary exploring what life is like for professional footballers once they retire from the sport. In this documentary, I speak to two former professionals, who both have very different life stories since they retired. One interviewee has continued their successful career off the pitch, while the other has struggled greatly after their career was cut short. I also spoke to a career transition expert, who specialises in helping professional footballers transition in to their life away from football. I wanted to use this documentary to prove that the stereotype of professional footballers living a great life after football is not always true, and that people need to be more aware of the struggles that the vast majority of ex players face once they retire.
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