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Phakaaathi Reporter
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31 Aug 2017
11:58 am

WATCH: How Radebe became Leeds United’s favourite player

Phakaaathi Reporter

Former Bafana Bafana defender Lucas Radebe became one of the most valued players at Leeds United because of his heroic act in a match against Manchester United.

Lucas Radebe (Photo by Lefty Shivambu/Gallo Images)

Radebe stepped into the goalkeeper position when his teammate was sent off in the 13th minute of the game, leaving the team without a goal keeper.

The former Kaizer Chiefs defender turned down offers from other Premier league clubs during his career at Leeds that stretched from 1994 to 2005 to retire as the club’s greatest defender.