The sad truth about footballers lives is that they aren’t taught how to manage their sudden increase in funds, and they get caught in a trap living lavish lifestyles they can’t keep up with.
Hareipha ‘Simba’ Marumo once made an astonishing statement that said: “70 percent of our retired players are living in extreme poverty.”
This is quite an astounding number but one which is believable as the Fan Park highlights a number of players who splurged all their money and have turned out broke.
8. Lovers Mohlala
The former Mamelodi Sundowns man has openly spoken about how he went bankrupt during his rise to fame. The girls and the parties saw him lose focus on life and he threw away all his income on his lavish lifestyle.