Lucas Radebe receives hero’s welcome at Premier League club, Leeds United.
He was their Captain. He helped them finish 3rd in the PL, and reach the UEFA Champions League Semi Finals.
He refused to leave the club when they got relegated.
Many fans named their sons after him.
Lucas Radebe is one of the greatest players in Leeds’ history. He was their Captain in 1998-99.
There is a brewery and bus named after him in Leeds.
His 2005 farewell game was attended by 37,886 people.
He won the 2000 FIFA Fair Play Award.
He won the 2010 PFA Merit Award.
Lucas Radebe refused to leave Leeds when they got relegated despite receiving offers from big clubs.
Leeds finished third in the PL in 1999-2000, and reached the UEFA Champions League Semi Finals in 2000-2001.
Hundreds if not thousands of Leeds fans named their sons after him.
There is a Lucas Radebe Suite at Leeds United’s stadium, Elland Road.
British Rock Band, Kaiser Chiefs named themselves after Lucas’ former club, Kaizer Chiefs.
There is a mural of him in Leeds.