Hlompho Kekana

Hlompho Kekana in action. Photo: Deryck Foster/BackpagePix

Sundowns legend Kekana names his best player

Most football fans are either pro-Messi or Ronaldo. For Mamelodi Sundowns’ Hlompho Kekana, the Argentine has the magic.

Hlompho Kekana

Hlompho Kekana in action. Photo: Deryck Foster/BackpagePix

Remember when Sundowns brought FC Barcelona and Lionel Messi to Mzansi? That was the night Hlompho Kekana has never quite forgotten.

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Speaking to the media in the past week, Kekana did what millions of us have attempted: predict this year’s World Cup champions.

According to the Zebediela-born legend, Argentine should become the champions as they have the great Messi in the side.

“I have a soft spot for Lionel Messi simply because I have met him personally,” Kekana said via FARPost.

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“And I know what he puts into the game, and I believe he deserves to win the World Cup.

“Messi is a player that we can agree and disagree is the world’s best. I believe he is the best,” the former Sundowns number six concluded.

Despite the shock loss to Saudi-Arabia on Tuesday, Argentina still have an opportunity make the last 16. The South Americans need victories against Mexico and Poland in Group C.

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Meanwhile, the former Sundowns captain has offered great credit to Amakhosi’s starman Maart.

Following the now famous long-range goal in the Soweto derby last month, the master of such goals, Kekana has described what it means to take decisions like that.

“He applied himself in a big space, a big match like that. To be able to do that, you need to have guts. Not many players can do that, “ Kekana said. Read the full story here.

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