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Norwich and Northern Ireland star Jamal Lewis is a positive thinker and has his focus firmly fixed on his career objectives.

Norwich and Northern Ireland star Jamal Lewis is a positive thinker and has his focus firmly fixed on his career objectives.

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It has been all smiles for Lewis so far in a career with an upward trajectory.

It has been all smiles for Lewis so far in a career with an upward trajectory.

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Aiming high: Jamal Lewis wants to taste success with both Norwich and Northern Ireland in near future

Aiming high: Jamal Lewis wants to taste success with both Norwich and Northern Ireland in near future

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Sweet moment: Jamal Lewis celebrates his winner against Leicester City

Sweet moment: Jamal Lewis celebrates his winner against Leicester City

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Lewis now has 12 caps for Northern Ireland having made the left-back spot his own.

Lewis now has 12 caps for Northern Ireland having made the left-back spot his own.

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Norwich and Northern Ireland star Jamal Lewis is a positive thinker and has his focus firmly fixed on his career objectives.

Despite a difficult start to life under Michael O'Neill, when the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign kicked off in September 2014, Northern Ireland dared to dream.

It had been 30 years since the nation last reached a major tournament but the message was clear - aim high.

Less than two years after that ambition was realised in the most spectacular style, a young Luton-born left-back would work his way into O'Neill's senior squad.