Sean Highdale is a recent recruit to football 7-a-side and will make his Paralympic debut at Rio 2016.
A clear sporting talent, Sean previously represented England U16 and U17’s in junior international competition where he played alongside Premier League Footballers Jack Wilshere and Jack Rodwell.
He started playing for Liverpool FC from the age of nine and signed a professional contract with the club at the age of 16. In the 2005/2006 season when Sean was 16 years old, the junior team won the FA Youth Cup against Manchester United.
Following a car accident in 2008 when he was 17 years old, Sean’s potential for football 7-a-side was spotted and he made his debut at a Tri-Nations tournament at St George’s Park.
Rio 2016 will mark Sean’s Paralympic debut.
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