The Premier Soccer League has its latest qualified footballer who has completed a Bachelors's Degree in Commerce Generic.
Stellenbosch FC defender Alan JJ Robertson is the latest 'brainy baller' after he officially graduated with a BCom degree while still enjoying a successful playing career.
Robertson becomes one of several PSL stars to obtain an academic qualification in recent times, joining the likes of Kaizer Chiefs duo Brylon Peterson and Bernard Parker who completed their studies in 2020.
The 27-year-old centre-back, who has played every minute of every game prior to being suspended for Stellies' 2-1 DStv Premiership victory over Cape Town City at the weekend, also joins other stars such as Percy Tau, Tefu Mashamaite, Siboniso Gaxa, and ex-teammate Tshireletso Motsogi.
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He has been on the Cape-based outfit's books since 2017, helping the club to top-flight promotion in 2018/19 and maintaining his place in the team alongside the likes of Morgan Gould, Robyn Johannes and Moegamad De Goede.
Having majored in Financial Accounting and Economics, Robertson can venture into various career fields after his professional playing career, which in itself still has several years ahead should he remain disciplined and injury-free.