Firstly, at 34, the Kaizer Chiefs star is not getting any younger, But his choice of inspiration says a lot in relation to that.
ITUMELENG KHUNE’S LONG KAIZER CHIEFS CAREER
Do you all still remember his debut before he remarkably displaced the splendid but underrated Emile Baron? It was the year 2007 when Baron was injured. The then coach Muhsin Ertugral put all his trust in the kid from Ventersdorp.
He was 20 and nobody could imagine Itumeleng Khune was set to be a great Amakhosi icon. Has he surpassed Doctor Khumalo? Hhhm, that’s a story for another day
Kaizer Chiefs’ Khune is now 34 years of age and naturally, his retirement will tend to enter conversations.
KHUNE REVEALS HIS CAREER INSPIRATION
After seeing a Twitter post about the Italian legend Gianluigi Buffon singing a new deal at 44, the Ventersdorp-born star was quick to suggest “that’s my role model.”
“Gianluigi Buffon has extended his contract at Parma until 2024! He’ll be 46-years-old by the time his new contract ends,” SoccerZela reported.
Khune then responded to the update to simply say: “My inspiration.”