Lucas Radebe’s Son Lucas Jr Pays Tribute to Late Mother Feziwe on Her 49th Birthday
Lucas Radebe’s accomplished son, Lucas Jr Radebe, is determined to follow in his father’s footsteps and establish a successful football career. On September 5, 2023, he shared a heartfelt message in remembrance of what would have been his mother Feziwe Faith Radebe’s 49th birthday.
A Son’s Tribute
Lucas Jr Radebe, who experienced the loss of his mother at a young age when she was only 34 years old due to a prolonged battle with cancer, took to his Instagram stories to commemorate this special day. He shared a rare and precious photograph from his personal archives, capturing a moment of quality time spent with his late mother. In his touching caption, Lucas Radebe expressed his feelings, saying, “Happy birthday to my mom.”
A Visit to the Past
In another poignant post on his Instagram stories, Lucas Jr Radebe shared a photograph from a visit to his late mother’s final resting place. His caption simply read, “Rest In Peace,” reflecting the deep emotions and respect he holds for his beloved mother.
Lucas Radebe’s Legacy
Lucas Radebe, a former star of Kaizer Chiefs and Leeds United as a center-back defender, is widely regarde as one of South Africa’s most successful football exports to Europe. His illustrious career, both domestically and internationally, spanned an impressive 17 years.
According to his player profile on the German website 𝘵𝘳𝘢𝘯𝘴𝘧𝘦𝘳𝘮𝘢𝘳𝘬𝘵, the Soweto-born retired footballer signed his first professional contract with Kaizer Chiefs before the 1988/89 season and eventually retired from football in 2005, after enjoying 12 remarkable years at Leeds United.
What Lies Ahead?
As we reflect on Lucas Radebe’s extraordinary career, the question arises: Can Lucas Radebe’s talented son, Lucas Jr Radebe, who has yet to make his mark in South Africa’s top-tier league, surpass his father’s footballing achievements? Only time will tell if the young athlete can carry on the Radebe legacy and create a name for himself in the world of football.