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Remembering The Great Shoes Moshoeu

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By Soccer Laduma - Sep 29, 2017 12:30 PM

A name that will forever live on in the hearts of the Kaizer Chiefs faithful - John 'Shoes' Moshoeu! In April 2015, Moshoeu lost his life after battling stomach cancer, leaving behind a great footballing tale in the local football community. 

Growing up in Diepkloof, Soweto, the young Moshoeu went through the Kaizer Chiefs youth structures before joining Giant Blackpool. He became famously part of the 'Triple M' alongside Fani Madida and Geelbooi Masango, however, Blackpool was relegated but Moshoeu did not leave his beloved team and continued to play for the club for six years, out of the limelight despite receiving offers from a bigger outfit. 

He was one of South Africa's finest exports, spending 10 years at several Turkish clubs. In 2003, he rejoined his boyhood club, Kaizer Chiefs at the age of 38. Many would have said that his career was done and dusted, but Moshoeu had much more to offer as he appeared in 89 matches for Amakhosi over a three-year spell, holding a record as the oldest goalscorer in the PSL. 

His personality was defined by his strong character and he refused to leave the football pitch. His stylish runs and incredible passing ability remain with us forever!

May your soul rest in peace, Shoes! 

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Reginald Mbanda Joined: 23 Sep 2017
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Reginald Mbanda Sep 29, 2017 03:46 PM
may the Almighty rest his soul in peace, 1996 AFCON semifinal against Ghana I will never forget that game, 1998 FIFA World Cup Zinedine Zidane asked to swap a jersey with him
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#mavela Sep 29, 2017 03:25 PM
R.I.P SHOES
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Mpontji mamba Sep 29, 2017 01:16 PM
RIP shoes
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Mpontji mamba Sep 29, 2017 01:15 PM
RIP shoes
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Real T Gura Sep 21, 2017 10:51 AM
what a legend
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Thabothiza Aug 31, 2017 12:20 AM
R.I.P shoes u will always be remembered
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Thabothiza Aug 31, 2017 12:19 AM
R.I.P shoes
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MDANANA Aug 30, 2017 02:16 PM
I dont disagree
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MSANDROTIC Aug 30, 2017 01:19 PM
May his soul rest in peace, true legend
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NoelMoshia Aug 30, 2017 12:41 PM
may your soul Rest In Peace up to infinite
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edga david Aug 30, 2017 12:35 PM
Shoooooes former bafana bafana jersey number 10 who always good long shots but on top of the crossbar
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NHLANHLA1 Aug 30, 2017 12:27 PM
R.I.P
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Nhlpato Aug 30, 2017 11:30 AM
One of the greatest players to be produced in sa rare talent
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Genaro wa le khosi Aug 30, 2017 11:27 AM
eish ... Lesiba may his soul rest in peace
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Myaka weliPhefeni Aug 30, 2017 11:23 AM
His contribution in mzansi futball wll never be fogorten,R.I.P Scathulo

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