Football is a game that is very popular around the world, South Africa is not left behind as it has a lot of clubs that are on the league. we have our famous football club like all Orlando Pirates or just called it buccaneers which is the biggest opponent for kaizer Chiefs.
Orlando Pirates came into existence by the year 1937 and was started in Soweto. It is the only team that has won the CAF with sundowns in south Africa.
It is the oldest team in South Africa after it was created in 2937 in the east of Orlando. They perform very well and are loved by a lot of youngsters in South Africa.
The club was formed by small boys who would meet up and play. By the year 1940 Buthuel Mokgosinyane was the first president of the club and used his money to support the club and buy kits.
The team changed its name to Orlando pirates after Andrew Bassie suggested that they must change it. Dr. Irvin Khoza came into the club by 1980 as was appointed as the secretary.
Lionel Messi is one of the greatest players and big names around the world and people regard him as the best.
He is from Argentina and is just 33 years, he plays for Barcelona and Is the highest-paid player. By the year 2017 after his contract was extended with Barcelona, he was referred to as the highest-paid footballer.
His net worth is $400 in million and his salary is said to be $33.6 million per year and gets $646 000 per week and that's huge money.
Orlando Pirates are just $6.9 million
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