Sports Heroes Who Served: Bronze Star Recipient Finds Spot in the NFL

Sports Heroes Who Served: Bronze Star Recipient Finds Spot in the NFL
Sports Heroes Who Served is a series that highlights the accomplishments of athletes who served in the U.S. military.

Alejandro Villanueva was born in Meridian, Mississippi, on Sept. 22, 1988. He learned to play rugby in Spain, where his father, a Spanish naval officer, was stationed.

Later, when his father was stationed at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Villanueva learned to play American football with American kids whose parents were serving there.
 

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