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Who is Dr Amos? The Real Life Journey Of Luton Town’s TV-Famous Doctor

Who is Dr Amos? The Real Life Journey Of Luton Town’s TV-Famous Doctor

The internet has gone into a frenzy after some fans seemed to have spotted Dr Amos Ogunkoya, a star from a top British reality gameshow, on the bench in the Premier League game between Luton Town and Arsenal.

Kenilworth Road bore witness to an enthralling game of football as Arsenal finished the game as winners in an edge-of-the-seat game that finished 4-3. Declan Rice was the visitors’ messiah as he headed home the winner in the final minute of stoppage time.

While the game was a rollercoaster ride, with both teams throwing jabs at each other turn after turn, there was another moment on the broadcast that caught the attention of eagle-eyed football fans as well as ardent TV show watchers.

Dr. Amos Ogunkoya, one of the stars of the hit BBC reality gameshow ‘The Traitors’, was spotted on the Luton bench during the game, sitting behind Luton Town manager Rob Edwards.

Fans have expressed their elation after watching Dr Amos on the bench, being Luton Town’s doctor. In the process, he became the youngest first-team doctor in the Premier League at the age of 31.

This summer, he became a qualified general practitioner (GP specialist) after completing his Masters in Sports and Exercise Medicine and assuming a similar position with Colchester United in League Two. After that, he moved to Luton to become the Premier League’s youngest first-team club doctor.

“I knew it was an option, but it became more apparent that it was actually doable and that the path to being with a top team was achievable,” he told the Royal College of General Practitioners.

“I think about it like this – there are few doctors in general and few doctors and sports scientists. I was experienced and had further qualifications, and few doctors have experience in football, so once you get those steps in, it becomes more likely.

“I didn’t think I’d be in the Premier League this quickly, but it was always part of the plan.”

Dr Amos is one of the rare figures to make the jump from reality TV to Premier League. He is a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) award winner with ‘The Traitors’ and has also done health segments on the British magazine TV show ‘This Morning’.

But it now appears that his acting days are over, as Amos is focused on his real job as a doctor to keep Luton’s players in top shape and free from injury.