OKEGOAL.COM - One of the brightest talents in English football joined Tottenham, tried out for Everton, and finally went on loan to Turkish club Besiktas. Dele Alli has a dark story that has engulfed his career so far.
The 27-year-old Dele Alli recently spent six weeks in rehab for her addiction to sleeping pills and mental health problems, according to the BBC.
Her past is full of emotions, starting at the age of six she was abused, abused, and sold drugs.
“When I got back from Turkey, I knew I needed surgery and that I was in a bad shape mentally,” Dele Alli told The Overlap YouTube broadcast.
“I decided to go to a state of the art mental health rehab facility. They treat addiction, mental health and trauma.”
“I feel like it's about time for me. I've fallen into a bad circle. I rely on things to work against me.
“Every morning I get up in the morning, I have to win the fight, train, smile, show I'm happy (in my heart I must have lost the fight. It's time for me to change it),” he continued.
Childhood trauma by Dale Alli
The lasting impact he feels now cannot be separated from the traumatic childhood he had.
Three weeks ago, Dilly just got out of rehab in the United States.
She told me with tears about the persecution outside her family members.
Then bad family conditions, his mother was addicted to alcohol.
“My mother is an alcoholic. I was sent to Africa (to live with my father) to study discipline and then sent back,” he said.
“At seven years old I started smoking, before I started selling drugs.”
His bravery at the age of selling drugs is inseparable from the influence of the environment where he once conversed with his elders, they were security officers who would not stop a kid on a bike from making transactions.
“An elderly person told me they wouldn't stop a kid on a bike, so I walked around, and then under it I took medication,” he said.
“At the age of 11, a man from the farm hanged me on a bridge.”