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Itumeleng Khune making history as he becomes the first S. A soccer star to reach this milestone

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Itumeleng Khune making history as he becomes the first S. A soccer star to reach this milestone. What technology has done in this day and age of modern football is extraordinary as now people can see what their favourite stars do off the pitch.

Not to talk about how the game itself has changed owing to the revolutionary technological advancements. Gone are the days of waiting for today’s newspapers to reveal yesterday’s happenings and now football followers can instantly know trending issues within minutes. The rise of social media in particular has given fans access into the lives of their football heroes.

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Ithumeleng Khune is one player who is now a veteran in the domestic league and the goalkeeper is also a constant presence on social media. His professional career spans over a decade and is closing into the other side of a legendary status at Kaizer Chiefs. He is the team’s current captain, have seen limited game time not fitting of his position at the club.

Rumours in regards to his departure have since been ongoing and it seems that won’t be happening this January transfer window.

Khune went on Instagram to thank his fans after he achieved what many can only dream about. The former South African number one goalkeeper reached and accumulated 999k followers on the platform and just needs 100 000 more followers to make it 1 million. It simply means that Khune is the most sought after PSL star on Instagram and that’s no small feat.

His football exploits and major endorsement deals made him rose to prominence, coupled with high profile relationships with Minnie Dlamini and Sbahle Mpisane. The 35 year old is now the third choice at Chiefs, but on Instagram he is reigning supreme. Should he retire, Khune looks set to still live the large life.