‘I can’t recall ever being this tired’: Craig Foster reveals toll of ...

'I can't recall ever being this tired': Former Socceroos captain Craig Foster reveals the emotional toll of his campaign to free refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi Craig Foster has revealed emotional toll of campaign to free Hakeem al-Araibi   The former Socceroos captain has said:  'I can't recall ever being this tired' Foster spent last two and a half months dedicated to #SaveHakeem movement  Early this month al-Araibi was freed and returned to Australia from Bangkok   

By Jon Talbot For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 15:08 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 15:08 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Former Socceroos captain Craig Foster has revealed the emotional toll of his campaign to free refugee footballer Hakeem al-Araibi.

'I can't recall ever being this tired,' Foster told The Sydney Morning Herald. 

'Right at this point in time, as we sit here, I'm absolutely no use to anyone. When you say 'I'm dead', which is a very Australian saying, I know what it means now.'

Foster spent two-and-a-half months campaigning to free al-Araibi, who had been behind bars in a Bangkok prison for 76 days.

Craig Foster (pictured) has spoken about his exhaustion following the campaign to free Hakeem al-Araibi 

Craig Foster (pictured) has spoken about his exhaustion following the campaign to free Hakeem al-Araibi 

Craig Foster became involved in the #SaveHakeem movement after he attended a meeting held by organisations working to free Hakeem al-Araibi (pictured with Foster left, right)

'I was just up all hours of the night and day just continually trying to keep

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