Premier League

Striker Jermain Defoe turns vegan to prolong soccer career

LONDON (AP) At an age when most soccer players are winding down, Jermain Defoe is enjoying a career revival.

And the 34-year-old striker credits his endurance through trying to abide by a vegan diet.

"It's about eating the right things," Defoe said, "but it's difficult when I visit Mum and she puts every meat out on the table."