Mzansi's most colourful politician is celebrating his 48th birthday today. He has given us many memorable moments in Mzansi, from online twars with other politicians to calling Bafana Bafana a "bunch of losers". Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at the life of Fikile Mbalula and learn a little more about him.
1. He was born on 8 April, 1971 in the Free State.
2. Mbalula was elected president of the ANC Youth League in August 2004, having previously held the post of secretary general.
3. He's a huge Beyonce fan. In 2016, the politician announced in an interview with KayaFM that he will bring the American superstar here as the headline act for the second annual South African Sports Awards. Patrice Motsepe fulfilled his dream by bringing her down for the Global Citizen's Festival in December last year.
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5. He is an ardent supporter of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club.
5. He is an ardent supporter of the Kaizer Chiefs Football Club
6. In January 2014 after the Bafana Bafana side was eliminated in the first round from the CHAN competition, Mbalula said that the national team were "a bunch of losers".
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