All Whites assistant coach Rory Fallon has interviewed striker Chris Wood about his journey from junior football to a successful career in the English Premier League and at international level.
The two-part interview is a mix of insight, a few surprises … and lots of laughter as the pair romp through a description of Wood’s career.
(Thanks to the media team at NZ Football for producing these videos.)
In part 1, the interview covers:
- Growing up in New Zealand
- What sport would he play if he couldn’t play football
- Why his sister was better than he was
- First moving to England to become a pro
In part 2, the pair discuss:
- Being teased by All Whites legends for his physique
- Making his professional debut at 17 for West Brom
- Going to the FIFA World Cup at 18 years old
- What has driven his career for the past 10 years