How Did Andrea Bocelli Become Blind
Andrea Bocelli was diagnosed with glaucoma at an early age, but lost his sight completely at the age of 12 after an accident while playing football. You can find more information here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrea_Bocelli
Andrea Bocelli was born visually impaired and suffers from congenital glaucoma. When Andrea was twelve years old he suffered an accident while playing football which caused him total blindness.