Oumar Niasse reveals his upbringing on the streets of Dakar in the March issue of the Everton magazine.
The popular striker hails from the Senegalese capital and explains how his fierce determination and drive originated from holiday work as a labourer to help save up for a pair of football boots.
Niasse also details how he managed to persuade his mother that suspending his studies in order to play football would prove the right decision, and charts his journey from Senegal to England via stops in Norway, Turkey and Russia.
Joining Niasse in the issue is Gylfi Sigurdsson. The Iceland international has one eye on this summer’s World Cup but knows there is first business to take care of here at home. The 28-year-old outlines why he's determined to finish the season strongly with Everton.
Paul Gascoigne recently dropped by USM Finch Farm and was only too happy to speak to Everton magazine about why he regrets leaving the Blues for Burnley in 2002.
Another former Toffee, Kevin Kilbane, sat down with his old Everton teammate Wayne Rooney to talk new additions to the family, why the hunger for success still burns strong and his recent impressive showing as a pundit on Sky’s Monday Night Football.
Under-23s Bassala Sambou reveals his sensitive side, Con Ouzounidis looks back at swapping Sydney, Australia for Merseyside, and Ladies General Manager Aaron Little plots the next phase of the Blue Girls’ evolution as a professional club.
Steven Pienaar says the time was right to call time on his playing career, Idrissa Gana Gueye insists Evertonians made his decision to sign a new long-term contract an easy one, and both Trevor Steven and Dave Watson also feature in an issue full to bursting with all things Everton.
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