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Siphiwe Tshabalala says playing in the World Cup was a dream come true Picture: Wire picture
Siphiwe Tshabalala says playing in the World Cup was a dream come true Picture: Wire picture

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Former Kaizer Chiefs star Siphiwe “Shabba” Tshabalala still has the customised boots he was wearing when he scored the very first goal of the 2010 Soccer World Cup 10 years ago.

“I’m the only one who knows where my boots are. But I can assure you that they’re safe,” he said during our telephonic interview.

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