With more than 40% of footballers going bankrupt after retirement, education and entrepreneurship have become essential. Percy Tau is leading the trend as one of several South African stars to graduate during his season.
Most footballers earn what many earn in their lifetime in a year before suddenly retiring.Sometimes it is as if your entire financial life is compressed into a four-year period of tertiary education.
Healthy financial decisions and habits are now crucial, with the help of modern soccer clubs, in breaking the habit of the lavish lifestyle that bankrupt players.
Tau sets the standard
As the current figure in South African soccer Tau has made a remarkable journey from his loan at Witbank Spurs to the UEFA Champions League to unprecedented success At Sundowns ,all during the acquisition he earned a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of South Africa.
Time will tell if the Bafana star Bafana will use his ratings after a career that promises new heights in Europe, but the opportunity to turn to education is an admirable achievement for someone with the world at his feet.
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