One of Norwich City's rising stars is desperately searching for a new kidney donor.
19-year-old academy striker Shae Hutchinson was diagnosed with a genetic condition called Alport Syndrome when he was just eight years old, which also affects his hearing, eye sight and energy levels.
Despite getting a transplant less than 18 months ago after his father proved "the perfect match", it hasn't been a success.
Shae now needs another one as soon as possible to keep his hopes of a professional career alive.
I found out when I was 16 that it was getting really bad and that I would need a transplant.
Shae joined the Norwich City’s Under-23s three years ago, after coming through Leyton Orient and Arsenal's academy.
Although Shae can't train as much as his team mates, he's still making a big impact on the pitch.
He scored his first professional goal in the EFL Trophy game at Oxford United back in September.
The U23's League Coach David Wright said: "Since he opened up, the communication has got so so much better.
"We changed his programme to suit Shae. We normally have a four day lead in to games, he doesn't do the four, he does three and has a rest period in between.
"To come and perform at an elite level, every single day, going through the problems that he is going through, he is a credit to himself and his family how strong he's been."
Shae is now urging people to sign up to the donor register, especially those from the black community.
"It would mean the world to me, the quicker I get this done and get back on the pitch the more happier I will be, said Shae.
"If you love something don't let anything get in the way. I wouldn't let a transplant stop me from being a footballer.
"My mum would say to me have you got any back up plans, I would say no, I am going to be a footballer, I don't want to be anything else."