World heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua has created a motivational film with Lucozade Sport to inspire people through the power of coaching and sport.
In the documentary Joshua surprises aspiring football coach Michael Kulu, who dreams of one day working at a top Premier League club, and takes the 19-year-old on a tour of the boxing club where he started his career in Finchley.
The reigning IBF, WBA & WBO champion introduces Kulu to his old boxing coach, Sean Murphy, who tells the teenager about breaking his hand the first time he took a young Joshua on the pads, and how his early teaching helped forge the Brit’s famous victory over Wladimir Klitschko.
“Don’t be that guy at 29 saying ‘I wish I’d done it when I was 19’, because you’ll live a life of regret,” Joshua tells Kulu.
“Find something that you’re passionate about and something you’re working for yourself. Going [to boxing] just because I was dropping my cousin off and watching turned into ‘I think I can do this’, [and that] turned into something that I loved.” Read more