Soccer Star Shoes Moshoeu Dies

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South African soccer legend John ‘Shoes’ Moshoeu, has passed away today after losing a lengthy fight to stomach cancer, news sources reported today.

The 49-year-old star was part of the country’s greatest squad the 1996 African Cup of Nations. Shoes made a lasting impression on premier soccer and played high level football well into his late 30s, when most of his peers retired.

Moshoeu has played football in Turkey in the mid-90s and played for teams such as Genclerbirligi and Fenerbahce, before he came back to settle in with Kaizer Chiefs.

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