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Majak Daw is an Australian rules footballer who currently plays for the Melbourne Football Club in the AFL. Drafted by North Melbourne in 2009 he played 54 games at the Kangaroos. He recovered from a fall off the Bolte Bridge in late 2018, suffering serious injuries to his hips and pelvis, to play AFL footy again. Daw and his family in Australia are refugees from the civil wars in Sudan and he was the first Sudanese-born player to debut in the AFL.

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From AFL stardom to attempting to take his own life, Majak Daw’s is a football story like no other.

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