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Chasing Greatness868 (Video): Hyland on his Carenage roots, hot temper and mom’s love

What is the pathway to greatness in Trinidad and Tobago?

In the first of a two part interview, Soca Warriors football star Khaleem Hyland discusses his Carenage roots, anger management and debt to his mother, Carol, on Chasing Greatness868.

Editor’s Note: Carol Hyland passed away after his interview with Wired868. Once more, we extend heartfelt condolences to Khaleem and his family.

About Lasana Liburd

Lasana Liburd
Lasana Liburd is the CEO and Editor at Wired868.com and a journalist with over 20 years experience at several Trinidad and Tobago and international publications including Play the Game, World Soccer, UK Guardian and the Trinidad Express.

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19 comments

  1. What an inspiring story for the members of our National Team.

  2. Very open and honest interview. Thanks for your contribution to T&T football Khaleem. May God contunue to richly bless you and all the other national team members.

  3. Your mum was one of my father’s caregivers until his death. Carol a good hard working soul. May she rest in peace.

  4. Diego Allstars was the BADDEST in the North Zone when we played. Most of our teammates then are gangsters now, but boy oh boy did we use to kick ball!!!
    Big up Mr. Burey George R.I.P!!!!!

  5. Good story Khaleem
    Keep aiming high

  6. Well said Kareem yu r a blessing to d youths of Carenage n one of d better players of our national team! Big up n stay blessed!

  7. To first acknowledge God and his commandments.then seek greatness on earth if its his favor.

  8. One of the better National player for our younger ones to take pattern from. Both on and off the field. Such a blessed young man. Made his mother a very proud woman. Wish our youths from all sporting background and disciplines would try to emulate this young leader here.

  9. Well said Khaleem Shaquille Hyland-bruceem god bless

  10. Was this interview done before or after his mother’s passing?

  11. Teneile Cuffie

    Hat-tipping to Khaleem’s pursuit of a day-one passion and his spirit of gratitude. Appreciated the calm and honesty of this interview. Feel like he had more to say 🙂