JOHNNY'S DARKEST DAYS
Woman’s Day Magazine NZ|September 13, 2021
Ask former league star Johnny Tuivasa-Sheck about his proudest moment and the answer is unequivocal – quitting the sport!
Sebastian van der Zwan

“Retiring was my biggest accomplishment, for sure,” grins the ex-Sydney Roosters player, 24. “People ask, ‘Why would you leave an NRL contract?’ But I wasn’t doing what I loved. I didn’t have free time and I missed family events. Now I’m my own boss and I don’t have a coach yelling at me!”

Currently a social media content creator for the Warriors, Samoan-born Johnny admits his dad wasn’t too pleased about the move, explaining, “Footie is all he’s known as a way to make money. It made more sense to him than social media.”

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