Sir Mo Farah ‘relieved’ after Home Office reveals they’ll take no action over revelations he was trafficked into UK

SIR Mo Farah has said he is “relieved” the Home Office will take no action over revelations he was trafficked into the UK.

The four-time Olympic champion added that he did not want to meet the woman who brought him in illegally from Somalia.

Sir Mo Farah has described his relief upon hearing that the Home Office will take no action over revelations he was trafficked into the UK

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Sir Mo Farah has described his relief upon hearing that the Home Office will take no action over revelations he was trafficked into the UKCredit: ITV
The four-time Olympic champion was given UK citizenship with the help of a PE teacher

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The four-time Olympic champion was given UK citizenship with the help of a PE teacherCredit: AP:Associated Press

Sir Mo, 39, who took another child’s name after his dad died in a civil war, obtained UK citizenship with the help of a school PE teacher.

The athlete’s story emerged last night on BBC One documentary The Real Mo Farah.

He said: “I’m just grateful for every chance I’ve got in Britain to embrace my country.

“I’m proud to represent my country the way I did.

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“That’s all I could do within my control. I had no control when I was younger over where I went.

“That decision was made for me and taken away from me.”

Wife Tania said she experienced 'a whole range of emotions' after hearing about her husband's past

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Wife Tania said she experienced ‘a whole range of emotions’ after hearing about her husband’s pastCredit: PA