Thursday, August 4, 2011
Jonah Lomu, the famous Tongan rugby union player played 63 games for the All Blacks after debuting in 1994. This rugby player was thought of the first global superstar. He was a very intimidating player. His impact on the game was very impressive.
Jonah Lomu began dialysis in 2003 because he had a kidney problem. The side effects of the nerve damage could have meant that Jonah ended up in a wheelchair. Luckily for him Grant Kereama decided to donate one of his kidneys.
Jonah wanted to go back to play rugby but the doctors told him to quit because of his kidney. He didn’t bother to listen. Back to his job, Jonah Lomu tried to get in back to the All Blacks. He failed. So Jonah tried playing for Wellington and played in Wales plus Hong Kong. Finally he retired in 2007.