An Interview With Oakland Raiders Italian kicker Giorgio Tavecchio

Jan 04, 2018 1584

Giorgio Tavecchio’s story is one of those stories that should be told to youngsters. His story is an example of how tenacity and grit in sport, and especially in life in general, can really help dreams come true.

Much has been said and written about how he fought to play in the NFL, America’s top-flight American football league, and succeeded in being signed by the Oakland Raiders, after years of working his way up and setbacks that would have seen even the toughest of the tough give up long ago. Giorgio’s is a great Italian story, but it’s also a great American story, as proven by the extensive coverage and attention it received in the States, and not just because of his sporting endeavors. 

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