Khune is a South African footballer who plays goalie for Cape Town City FC. He was born in Pretoria, South Africa. The Kaizer Chiefs, a South African football club that is also affiliated with the national team known as Bafana Bafana, where where he began his professional career.
If you look back on his childhood, it is fascinating to note that Itumeleng Khune's first love, unlike football, was cricket, not football, and that he had a crush on cricketer Nico Boje, who just so happens to be another South African.
As a result of witnessing his father participate in football on numerous occasions, he developed a keen interest in the game. Since then, he has pursued a professional football career and has enjoyed considerable success in it. The majority of South Africans consider him to be one of the top goalkeepers in the country today.
Itumeleng Khune's age has been a source of contention for quite some time, and the argument continues today. The year of his birth has been disputed; some sources claim that he was born in 1977, while others state that he was born in 1987.
The renowned player refers to himself as having been born in 1987 when he speaks of his birth year. When people trolled him on social media, they accused him of lying and said that he appeared to be in his 40s at the time of the trolling, which he dismissed.
One particularly nasty fan had noted that Itumeleng Khune appeared to be a year or two older than his father, which was taken as a compliment. Trolls were tolerated by Itumeleng Khune on rare occasions, but not all of the time. In other occasions, he would respond in a constructive manner to the situation. A comment he made indicated that people mature in different ways, and he puzzled why this was so difficult for most people to comprehend at the time.
By the way, several sources incorrectly state that Itumeleng Khune was born in 1982, which is not the case.
Itumeleng Khune is married to Sphelele Makhunga, a Duran beauty who goes by the name of Sphelele. Itumeleng Khune is also known as Sphelele. After a period of time spent dating in secret, the two decided to make their relationship public at some point in 2019. The goalkeeper had proposed to his then-girlfriend at the time, and she had accepted his proposal.
Tradition has it that the two were married in the same year, and that they will become parents for the first time in 2020, according to the couple. It was reported that the couple had been unfaithful on several occasions throughout their marriage. The footballer and the woman were allegedly engaging in a love affair, according to a social media user. She had shared a selfie of the two of them on social media, and he had liked it.
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