Percy Tau and 4 other SA football players with tertiary educations

Percy Tau and 4 other SA football players with tertiary educations

- Many would be surprised to find out that some SA sports stars have tertiary educations aside from their sporting accomplishments, such as Percy Tau

- While many sports stars rely solely on their sports careers to make a living, others have invested in themselves by acquiring an education

- Percy Tau and Lehlonolo Majora are among those local football stars who have qualifications

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Having an education may not be what it used to be with a society increasingly finding ways to generate an income and make a living without one - it still serves as something to fall back on when whatever plans you may have had start to fall through.

While playing sports such as soccer and basketball can earn one a hefty wad of cash, it's always good to invest in another source of income for the day you stop playing or can no longer play.

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According to Kick-Off, over 40% of soccer players become bankrupt after they retire. With that whopping figure, it's no surprise that the following footballers saw fit to bag themselves further education of some sort.

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1. Siboniso Gaxa: Political Science and Social Studies at Wits, currently studying law

2. Percy Tau: Bachelor in Commerce from UNISA

3. Lehlonolo Majoro: National Diploma in Radiology Diagnostics from University of Johannesburg

4. Harold Ndlovu: Bachelor of Information Studies from the University of Limpopo

5. Bernard Parker: Diploma in Sports Management at Boston City College

Percy Tau and 7 other educated SA football players

Bernard Parker and his family at his graduation. Source: Twitter/SushiMandi
Source: Twitter

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Briefly.co.za also reported that Cassper Nyovest says he is not "rich rich" yet. The rapper took to social media to open up about how badly he wants to be a billionaire one day. The Amademoni hitmaker was responding to a fan who asked him how he sleeps at night knowing that he is "rich rich".

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Cass said he is not as rich as he wants to be yet. The star said for now he is just "balling". Mufasa explained:

"I'm not Rich Rich yet. I'm just balling! Rich Rich is when you own a Jumbo Jet and you hire it out to rappers like me. One day, I'ma be a billionaire though!!!"

With his much-anticipated album Any Minute Now on the way and the hard work that Cass puts in, he is surely on his way to becoming a billionaire. Wealthy rappers such as Kanye West and Jay-Z started out with nothing but they are today counted among some of the world's high rollers.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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