“HIV is a big problem in my native USA, so I’m proud to lend my name to this campaign.”
“HIV affects everyone – if you’ve had unprotected sex, you’re at risk.”
Eric Joseph Lichaj is an American soccer player who plays for Nottingham Forest. He started his youth career playing for Chicago Magic and participated in the youth residency program at IMG Academy. He later played college soccer for the North Carolina Tar Heels. After playing one year at the University of North Carolina, Lichaj left America to sign with Aston Villa in the Premier League. Lichaj signed a two-year deal with Championship club Nottingham Forest on June 19, 2013.
He’s also played for Lincoln City, Leyton Orient, and Leeds United – all on loan from Villa – and has played for his country at under-17, under-20 and senior level, making 8 appearances since 2010.
His decision to sign for Saving Lives was as great a moment for the charity as Lichaj’s debut for Notts Forest was for the club – he scored! [Source: Wikipedia]