Monday, April 20, 2009

Deaf Pro Soccer Players

▪ Mainz defender Stefan Markolf is German soccer's first prominent deaf player.
▪ Southampton midfielder Jason Euell, who is deaf in one ear, has spent 12 years in the English leagues and represented Jamaica's national team.
▪ Canadian goalkeeper Tony Chursky, who played in the North American Soccer League from 1976 to 1982, was also deaf in one ear
▪ Early in the 20th century, Englishman Albert Gardner, who was profoundly deaf, played for Birmingham.
▪ Matthew Eby is former Gallaudet University sports star who now plays reserve defender for the Real Maryland Monarchs.

1 comment:

Lynda said...

Anna Smither, a Raleigh, NC, USA high school student makes the 2009 Deaflympics in Taiwan. She is one of two high school students to have this honor. PLEASE help me sponsor her financial costs to this event.

Lynda Barton
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