Red Deer soccer star living the dream in England

Caolan Lavery, 24, has helped shoot Sheffield United to the top of the table

Gareth Hampshire · CBC News
March 5, 2017

From the moment he could stand up, Caolan Lavery was kicking a ball around in his parents’ Red Deer home.

His earliest memories are dreams about one day playing the beautiful game for a living.

“As long as I can remember, I told everyone I ever met I was going to be a professional footballer,” he said.

With Irish parents, it was always called football, not soccer.

Fast forward to today and Caolan, 24, is living his dream as a professional player, now establishing himself as a key member of Sheffield United.

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