'Rhoo' listed in Africa's Best Ever XI

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Bafana Bafana legend Lucas Radebe dubbed 'one of the most versatile footballers of his generation' has been named amongst Africa's best XI.

Radebe is widely considered as one of South Africa's greatest ever players and earned an iconic status in the Premier League with Leeds United after his arrival from Kaizer Chiefs in 1994.

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The imposing defender, nicknamed 'The Chief' racked up 256 appearances for the Whites during his spell and was known for his elegent style of play despite his role as a centre-back.

UK publication, The Sun, released an Africa All Star XI this week in which 'Rhoo' was selected amongst legendary figures of the continent, which included the likes of Didier Drogba and the recently retired Samuel Eto'o 

"Fondly remembered for his time at Leeds where he spent nine years, Radebe was one of the most versatile footballers of his generation," the publication stated about the South African. 

"Starting out as a midfielder, he transitioned into a centre back and he steered South Africa to AFCON success in 1996."

The team lined up in a 3-4-3 formation features a heavy contingent of former and current Premier League superstars - while some of the notable omissions are Jay-Jay Okocha of Nigeria and Egypt's Mohamed Aboutrika.