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Former Pirates Star: Admits Fame Ruined His Career

Orlando Pirates surprised many people last month when they they released one of their highly-rated youngster.

Augustine Mahlonoko spend this season playing for Orlando Pirates feeder ream in the ABC Motsepe League Pele Pele FC.a lot was expected from this young player, as he made history in 2018 by being Orlando Pirates youngest player to make his debut at the age of 16.

Speaking to Soccer-Laduma Mahlonoko spoke about the difficulties that came with Fame at a young age and how he plans to bounce back from this situation.

When i look back at my career i feel blessed, i feel blessed because its a dream of every youngster to play for a team like Orlando Pirates, for me joining Pirates at such a young age was a blessing not a curse.

At the tender age of 16 i was already playing for Pirates first team for me that's a blessing.I can say it was all also a curse in the sense that i was too young as much as i have talent. I had to learn a lot of things fast and be matured said Mahlonoko.

The fame and attention from the media distracted me will be honest but I'm very lucky because i have a very good experience management. I know as long as i am with them and my father i will always get the support i need.

The former Orlando Pirates MDC captain, in 2018 he was named by a UK publication as one of the best young stars in the world. He is still only 19 years old and will be looking to get his career back on track soon as age is still on his side.

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