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10 Things you didn't know about Lorenzo Gordinho.

Lorenzo Gordinho is one fast paced, hard tackling, no nonsense defender on his good day has the ability to stop any form of attack from the opposition.

Getting to know Lorenzo Gordinho.

1. Lorenzo Joao Gordinho was born on 26 April 1994 in Benoni, Ekurhuleni.

2. His father Manny Faria, who played as a defender for Orlando Pirates in 1987.

3. Manny Faria came to South Africa from Madeira, Portugal. Lorenzo's mother was born in South Africa but her grandmother originated from Lebanon.

4. Lorenzo is called "Lorry" at home. A shorter version of his name.

5. The former Benoni High School pupil attends the Maronite Catholic Church.

6. His brother, Anthony currently plays for Supersport United.

7. He joined the Kaizer Chiefs development team at the age of 15 from Orlando Pirates.

8. He made his professional debut with Kaizer Chiefs in 2013, during his spell he was loaned out to Bloemfontein Celtics in 2018.

9. In 2020 he joined Bidvest Wits, after the sale of Wits he went to join Danish side Viborg FF.

10. He won the League title with Kaizer Chiefs in the 2014/15 season.

The sale of Bidvest Wits led to an overdue overseas spell for the former Chiefs defender.

Source : SoccerLaduma and

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