Khune To Be On Elite List Of One-Club Men?
Itumeleng Khune Could Find Himself On The Elite List Of One-Club Men
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Itumeleng Khune could find himself among several stars on the list of one-club players and Soccer Laduma takes a look at some of the big-name players around the world who have only played for one team in their entire career.
Khune was promoted through the Kaizer Chiefs youth academy in July 2004, where he has remained with the club ever since and could even look to retire at Naturena.
Sibeko was promoted from the Kaizer Chiefs youth structures, where he made his way into the senior set-up in 2001, before hanging up his boots at Naturena in 2012.
Mooki also came through the Chiefs youth structures and officially retired from the beautiful game in 2009.
Dladla spent his entire professional football career at Kaizer Chiefs before hanging up his boots in 1988.
Totti played for the Roma U19 side where he was eventually promoted to the first team in the year 1993. The player then officially retired from the beautiful game last year, 2017, having dedicated his entire football career to the Italian side.
The 51-year-old former England international came through Arsenal FC’s under 19 ranks, where he was promoted to the first team in 1983, winning several honours with The Gunners before hanging up his boots at the same club in 2002.
The Welsh international initially came through the Manchester City youth structures, although transferred to Manchester United’s youth setup in 1987. Giggs turned out for United’s U18 team until he was promoted to the senior team in 1991. One of the English Premier League’s most decorated players officially hung up his boots in 2014 with the Red Devils.
Carragher played for the U18 Liverpool setup before being promoted to the first team in 1996. The former defender hung up his boots at the Merseyside club in 2013.
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