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Nomvethe reveals career highlights

Siyabonga Nomvethe (Gallo Images)
Siyabonga Nomvethe (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - AmaZulu forward Siyabonga Nomvethe has revealed some of the outstanding moments of his career after announcing his retirement at the end of the season.

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Nomvethe made his decision known to retire from the professional game at a press conference on Friday after three-and-a-half years with Usuthu.

The former Bafana Bafana star joined the side in 2015/16 after a spell with Moroka Swallows, before the Dube Birds relegation to the National First Division.

Speaking of his career highlights, Nomvete told KickOff website: "I played against Fabio Cannavaro and the first Ronaldo (the Brazilian). I played against him and Ronaldinho at the Olympics (Sydney 2000).

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"I didn't expect I'd arrive in the top divisions but because of the love and also the football talent that I had this was a gift.

"It also made me happy that I was able to see plenty of the best players I played with at the World Cups, in the UEFA cup competitions."

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