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Jose Mourinho Makes Tremendous Gesture By Writing Letter to Family of Shawn Kuykendall

jose mourinho letter to kuykendall family1 Jose Mourinho Makes Tremendous Gesture By Writing Letter to Family of Shawn Kuykendall

Kudos to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho for writing this letter to the family of Shawn Kuykendall, whose son — a former MLS and American University midfielder — passed away last month due to Thuymus Cancer.

Kuykendall’s story has captivated the American soccer community and I must say it speaks volumes about Mourinho that he would send such a touching letter to the family. By the way Shawn’s dad Kurt Kuykendall was a NASL player and also went to American University.


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About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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