Teen football star reveals leukemia battle

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Young A-League endowment Izaack Powell has revealed he's been warring leukemia since June.

The 19-year-old Brisbane Roar defender shared the quality connected his Instagram leafage connected Monday.

"It's been a challenging fewer months being told I had leukemia backmost successful June, but I've been rather fortunate with however everything has gone since then," the teen wrote.

"I wanna accidental a large convey you to my family, friends and my woman who person supported maine truthful acold and I can't hold to decorativeness my attraction and instrumentality backmost to normality successful the coming months."

Powell made past successful becoming the youngest subordinate to ever correspond the Roar successful the A-league.

He was 16 years and 361 days aged erstwhile helium made his top-flight debut successful 2019 against Sydney FC.

He played each crippled for Australia astatine the nether 17s World Cup successful Brazil successful 2019.

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