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Manu Tuilagi Talks England, Deportation and Big Hits

19th August 2011
In an exclusive interview on Sportsvibe TV, Manu Tuilagi has spoken of the trauma he went through a year ago when faced with the threat of deportation back to his native Samoa and the excitement he now feels at the chance to shine at the highest level for his adopted nation, England. Tuilagi, who will make his debut for Martin Johnson’s side on Saturday against Wales at Twickenham, was very grateful when looking back over the last year, which has seen his incredible rise from a young Leicester Tigers prospect to full international. "(Last year) was very difficult," explained the 20 year-old outside-centre, "but I am very fortunate to be here and have all the fans in Leicester supporting me. " "I am very happy and feel very humbled to be here and would like to thank all the people who helped me out. ...

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