England and Arsenal legend Rachel Yankey OBE, speaks to Brent’s Moeed Majeed about struggles at school with dyslexia and her first memories of playing football on the pitches of Queens Park, Brent.
"There were so many women playing football. It was like the biggest secret in the world. There was an England team. There was an Arsenal team. It just wasn’t in your face."
From shaving her head, pretending to be a boy to get a game, to being the first professional female player registered in England. Rachel is one of the original superstars of women's football, playing for Fulham, Arsenal and then Great Britain for the 2012 Olympics.