Jay Demerit at Watford
ussoccer.com visits England with MNT defender Jay DeMerit. After impressing Watford manager Ray Lewington in a friendly in 2004, DeMerit rose through the ranks and wore the captain’s armband for the Hornets. ussoccer.com caught up with the defender in England earlier this year and got an inside look at the Green Bay native’s life overseas.
This is a very scary story and must have been intense to go through for Demerit. He still has some issues with his depth perception and it’s harder to play at night. DeMerit had eye surgery at one of the world’s leading eye hospitals and underwent a corneal transplant in mid-October:
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