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    Grobbelaar saved by Rhodesian war to become Liverpool legend

    A sports academy is the ideal place for any aspiring sportsman. It’s where teenagers develop their skills, ahead of their more arduous senior careers. Bruce David Grobbelaar – the first African to win the European Cup (now Uefa Champions League) – was on the same trajectory but was conscripted into the Rhodesian army in 1975, aged 18, to fight for…

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