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“My mind is so strong and positive”: Rob Burrow gives emotional update on his life with motor neurone disease

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Leeds Rhinos legend Rob Burrow remaining upbeat at home

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Burrow feels what he learned in his glittering rugby league career has been “massive” in terms of his current mental well-being.

Speaking to BBC Breakfast, Burrow said: “The rugby prepared me 100 per cent to deal with this. But I’m good, my mind so so strong and positive.”

Burrow allowed filming of himself in his wheelchair for the interview, which was also subtitled because of the changes in his voice.

He said: “I’m all right. I’m feeling great but my walking and my voice are worse than when we last met. But I’m really good.”

Rob Burrow on the pitch with his wife Lindsey and children Macy, Maya and Jackson.

Burrow is trying to keep active for the sake of his family.

“We try to make it fun every day but more so now with me being like this,” said Burrow, who allowed the interview while on a family holiday.

“The kids are brilliant but we need to keep their minds off me to distract them.”

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