Kearyn Baccus turns 28: 5 facts about the midfielder on his birthday

Kearyn Baccus turns 28: 5 facts about the midfielder on his birthday

Kearyn Baccus turned 28-years-old on Thursday and we decided to take a look at some facts about his life and career.

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On Thursday, 5 September, Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Kearyn Baccus celebrated his 28th birthday.

In honour of the special day, Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at five quick facts about his life and career.

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1. Early life

Kearyn Byron Baccus was born on 5 September 1991 in Durban.

2. Dual citizenship

Although Baccus was born in South Africa, he spent a large part of his life in Australia. According to Wikipedia, he is an Australian-South African citizen.

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3. Football runs in the family

Baccus' younger brother, Keanu, is also a talented football player. The 21-year-old Baccus brother currently plays for the Western Sydney Wanderers.

4. Kick starting his football career in Australia

Baccus started his football career in 2008, when he joined the Sydney FC's youth set-up. Two years later, Baccus joined French side Le Mans' youth set-up.

5. Joining Amakhosi

Earlier this year, on 5 July, Baccus landed a three-year deal with South African football giant Kaizer Chiefs.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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