This pic of former legendary soccer star Lerato Chabangu has gone viral. Images via X: @realmrumadrive

This pic of former legendary soccer star Lerato Chabangu has gone viral. Images via X: @realmrumadrive

‘He’s finished’: SA reacts sadly to pic of former Sundowns legend

South African soccer stars have a devastating history of blowing all their money on women and cars. Here’s another lost legend…

This pic of former legendary soccer star Lerato Chabangu has gone viral. Images via X: @realmrumadrive

This pic of former legendary soccer star Lerato Chabangu has gone viral. Images via X: @realmrumadrive

South African soccer fans have been left saddened after seeing a recent photo of soccer legend Lerato Chabangu. The Mamelodi Sundowns star once lived a lavish life surrounded by beautiful women and nice cars. In fact, the soccer star previously opened up about how his reckless spending habits led to his demise.

And now a photo of him posing with fellow soccer legend Junior Khanye was shared on X as locals discussed football stars and their lack of financial education.

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SA saddened by pic of former Sundowns legend Lerato Chabangu

Many years ago, Lerato Chabangu was the star of the show on the soccer field.

He was among the best right-wingers and built himself an illustrious career as a soccer player having played for some of the biggest teams in the country.

soccer legend Lerato Chabangu
Former Sundowns star Lerato Chabangu. Image from Twitter@soccerladuma

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With all the success came a lot of cash and naturally, a lot of spending. In 2017, Chabangu opened up about blowing all of his money on the fast life.

“I blew all my money on useless things because I was always guaranteed a salary the following month,” Chabangu told Sowetan.

“We used to finish training by 11am and thereafter you are free to do whatever you want. We would go to Shisanyama after training and chill there over a few drinks and it just became a habit,” he told Sowetan.

And now a photo of him and another lost legend Junior Khanye has gone viral on social media.

Mzansi is saddened

Many have expressed how sad it is that so many soccer legends have been left down and out following such glorious days on the field.

“Financial management should be compulsory in our school, we simply can’t grow our wealth, not even our politicians.,” one person said while another wrote:

“Soccer culture promotes alcohol, drugs and sex . Hence they end up like this . Useless and broke like they never had opportunities.”

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