Junior Agogo moving forward in life after stroke

Junior Agogo moving forward in life after stroke

Former International Ghanaian footballer, Manuel ‘Junior’ Agogo seems to be well on his way to recovering and living his life the best he can.

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After the BBC interview where he opened up about the debilitating stroke he suffered in 2015, the now 38-year-old football icon is getting back on his feet and moving forward.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

Junior Agogo

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YEN.com.gh, earlier reported that the stroke Junior Agogo suffered, also led to the condition Aphasia, which severely affects a person’s ability to use language.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

Junior Agogo seems to be getting back to normal activities

In an interview with the BBC Four documentary to raise awareness of Aphasia on World Stroke Day [October 29, 2017], the former Nottingham Forest and Bristol Rovers striker was visibly seen struggling to put words together.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

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He noted he had thoughts but could not speak as a result of the stroke. “I had thoughts but where is my voice man?" Junior Agogo said during the interview.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

Junior Agogo with his family

It was also revealed that during this difficult time, his mother single handedly took care of him.

However, just a few weeks later, Junior Agogo is getting back on track and has engaged in some outdoor activities.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

The footballer still visits the Neuro Rehab Unit of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London's Queen Square, while he tries to get back into the world with depleted language.

Junior Agogo in full recovery

He also goes out more frequently and is seen hanging out with friends and family.

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