With a lot of money invested in soccer and some outrageous transfer fees paid in major soccer leagues, South Africa's Toplight division is no exception.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to date a professional soccer player? Some people aren't kidding when they say their "type" is athletic. Some of our favorite stars have fallen in love with South Africa's favorite footballers.
But like all relationships, many of them ended in tears while others are still achieving great success. Here's a sneak peek at the celebrities who found love on the soccer field.
These celebrities hit the jackpot and found their love on the soccer field.
Natasha Thahane is a famous actress who played Wendy Dhlamini in the Netflix teen drama Blood and Water.
She found love in the arms of Orlando Pirates forward Thembinkosi Lorch. A fan of the Orlando Pirates, Natasha extended her love to this day for the club's talisman, who was voted South African Player of the Season and Player of the Season in 2019.
The couple showed their love and romance online. social, to the surprise of many, before Lorch left Natasha Thahane's heart. Their relationship becomes the center of attention when Thembinkosi Lorch spoiled Natasha on her birthday in Zanzibar.
The footballer made no secret of his love for Queen B, he spoiled Bonang with several trips abroad and a shopping spree. The couple did not stand the test of time just as they scored the first goal of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Tshabalala marked a marriage to Miss South Africa 2010 Bokang Montjane.
Lerato Kganyago is also on the list of celebrities who have dated soccer players. The radio and television personality spoke openly about his relationship with former Bafana Bafana forward Katlego Mashego.
They got engaged and got pregnant, but sadly they lost their baby. The couple Lerato and Katlego separated after five years together. They both moved on and Lerato recently married millionaire Thami Ndlala.
Blue Mbombo became popular when she joined Big Brothers Mzansi. She dated former Nigerian center-back and Orlando Pirates Onyekachi Okonkwo. Onyekachi played for the Orlando Pirates in South Africa before moving to Switzerland, where he played for FC Zurich. Unfortunately, the couple broke up due to the cheating.
Sbahle Mpisane is a fitness bunny and daughter of billionaire Shauwn Mkhize, owner of the Royal AM FC team in the Premier Soccer League. Sbahle dated Bafana Bafana and Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper Itumeleng Khune while she worked as his personal fitness trainer. As with most celebrity couples, it ended in tears.
Television host Minnie Dlamini had a romantic relationship with Bafana goalkeeper Bafana Itumeleng Khune a few years ago. The two were in a relationship for 3 years until they broke up. If Minnie talks like this, it must mean that there were signs that they weren't working, but she was still blinded by love.
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