News briefs: Paul Wade out to inspire

Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade spoke to Aboriginal students at Westfields Sports High School about goal setting

Former Socceroos captain Paul Wade spoke to Aboriginal students at Westfields Sports High School about goal setting

FORMER Socceroos captain Paul Wade visited Westfields Sports High School on Friday to discuss the importance of setting goals.

His Life is Reflected in Sport workshop for the school's indigenous students focused on the challenges faced by young people today.

Mr Wade gave a motivational speech about his experience living with epilepsy, which required extensive brain surgery, and how he dealt with it.

He encouraged the students to establish their own goals. Mr Wade is pictured with students Maddison Doran and Mick Spencer.

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