Footballer Bayo Akinfenwa is a celebrity in his own right, in part due to infamously being the strongest player in the FIFA video game series, in part to his clothing range, Beast Mode On. He has over a million Instagram followers, owns a successful YouTube channel and has an autobiography. Despite his fame in other areas, he still plays for Wycombe Wanderers FC. In this episode, he delves into his multifaceted career, gets personal about his family life and describes his experiences of being a footballer and dealing with racism.
In this series, we'll dig deep to get to know the real person behind the digital fame. Shanie will introduce you to some incredible people, with amazing journeys and stories that you can either relate to, learn from or be inspired by.