A former English professional footballer who played as a midfielder, Richard Kell was once of those who had a very shout short football career due to injury.
But Richard Kell did not just count himself out as his dived into the aviation.
Richard Kell was an ex-footballer trained and successfully became a licensed airline captain for commercial airline Jet2.
He was a very promising talent as he retired at a very young age of 27 due to leg injury.
For many, it would likely lead to some form of depression as a lot of players solely rely on their feet to earn quite a living.
But that wasn’t the case for Richard Kell as he had a backup plan in mind.
According to Sunsport Richard has had the zeal for learning how to fly planes when he was recovering from his injury back in 2001-2004
And now he is presently a licensed airline captain for commercial airline Jet2.