Leicester City’s Hamza Choudhury on trips to Bangladesh and hating haircuts

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Choudhury has made seven appearances for Leicester in the Premier League this seasonWhen he was five, Hamza Choudhury’s mother Rafia decided to take her “energetic” son to football coaching to let off steam – and it has proved to be an inspired decision.Choudhury, the boy of Bangladesh-Grenadian heritage from Leicestershire, is 17 years later now an established Premier League star with top-four chasing Leicester City.Two aspects of his childhood are still evident today: a talent for playing football, as witnessed by his all-action midfield performances; and a dislike of going to the barbers, evidenced by his trademark afro hairdo.”I used to hate getting my hair cut, my mum used to force me to get it cut when I was younger. I’ve just let it grow,” he says while sitting at Leicester’s training ground.One other thing his mum made him do all those years ago has proved infinitely more successful.”She took me to a football open day at Loughborough University. She took me to really just try to burn some energy off, because I think I was quite an energetic kid,” he says.”She’s quite open to new and different ideas. That was the first time I could play and that was it.”

Choudhury’s mum has been a huge influence on his careerTwo years later, Choudhury went to watch Leicester City at home for the first time. The excited seven-year-old, and his uncle Faruque, were gripped.Little did he know then that one day he would be out there in a Foxes shirt. “It’s a dream,” he says.Hamza’s humbling experiencesChoudhury describes his childhood household as “loud”. His cousins would come over to play in the park and on video games, while on the table there were always some of his favourite dishes: curry,

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