From 'the foreign kid' to captain of Japan's national rugby team

Jun 05, 2019

Landing in northern Japan as a 15-year-old from New Zealand, Michael Leitch stood out in his new classroom and on the rugby field.

“I remember going to school and everyone looking at me and going, ‘Oh that’s the foreign kid,’” said Leitch, who came alone to Sapporo by invitation after his family in Christchurch had hosted Japanese exchange students.

Read the interview at Reuters

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