- Itumeleng Khune has confirmed through a tweet response that he is not going to retire from soccer any time soon
- The 33-year-old said the fact that he is "still young" is the reason behind not retiring from the sport
- Fans supported him in his replies section and under the tweet, which initially advised him to retire and focus on raising his daughter
Itumeleng Khune ran to his own defence after a Twitter user reportedly said he should retire and focus on raising baby Amogelang. @Justicecisco4 then tweeted at Itu saying that he was being insulted by the soccer legend's fans.
@Justicecisco4 explained that he did not mean what he said in a bad way and thanked Itu for not taking it to heart. Itu, on the other hand, ignored a majority of @Justicecisco4 to focus on the retirement part.
"I’m still young to even think about retirement sir," Itu said.
Take a look at Itu's quote tweet response below:
Here's what some tweeps had to say to Itu's response:
"We still need you Mzansi's No.1, this season is yours."
"You must make sure that when you retire your lil bro fills in your boots, or should I say gloves, but you know what I mean. Man the Khune name must never die."
"You still have to go take your place at Bafana. You have a lot to offer King Itu."
In other news about Itu, Briefly.co.za recently reported on Khune after he shared an adorable throwback photo. Itumeleng Khune shared an adorable throwback picture of himself as a baby this past weekend.
The soccer legend has been quite active on social media even though he attempted to take a break from the world selfies and oversharing just a month ago. The 33-year-old posted his adorable baby picture to both Twitter and Instagram with the exact same caption. Khune basically said in the caption that his daughter, Amogelang, is a carbon copy of him. His caption read:
"Our daughter is a copy and paste version of me when I was young, wait until you see her. IIK32 who would have thought?"
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