False reports recently claimed that former Bafana Bafana striker Benni McCarthy was found dead in London, but he has responded to the fake news on Twitter!
As we saw with Siphiwe Tshabalala recently, rumours circulated that McCarthy was found dead in his car in England on Wednesday.
The reports were false, however, as the ex-FC Porto and Blackburn Rovers striker confirmed to Soccer Laduma on Thursday morning.
Here's how McCarthy responded to the claims on Twitter:
Do you think the culprits of this fake news should be punished?