Zach is the co-founder of BreakingTheLines. He is a Global Sports Journalism graduate and has been writing about football for five years. His bylines include Soccer Laduma and Football Index, where he also contributes as a podcaster. Zach uses his expert scouting knowledge and tactical analysis as a writer for 888 Sport.
At 23 years of age, Cristian Romero is a starter for Tottenham Hotspur and the Argentina national team, a Copa América winner, and one of the most promising center backs in Europe. But at 17, he had reached a breaking point where he considered whether a football career was even worth pursuing.