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South African star rejects FC Barcelona

South Africa is blessed with world class football talent and our players are starting to make a mark in Europe again. While Percy Tau and Bongani Zungu hog the football headlines. Another South African talent is making huge headlines in Europe.

Wildly known and admired in Europe but hardly known in South Africa. The 17 year old Belgian based, Racing Genk striker is a wanted man by all the top European clubs. The name, Andras Nemeth may not ring a bell in the ears of many South African football fans. However, Nemeth is Cape Town born and moved to Belgium at the age of 10.

Andras Nemeth has just come off his first professional season at Racing Genk and the young South African striker is already rated as one of the best footballing teenagers in the world. La Liga giants, FC Barcelona recently had a bid by Racing Genk accepted for Andras Nemeth.

However, the teenage striker has rejected the chance to join FC Barcelona on a five year deal. Choosing to remain with Racing Genk and remarking that Genk can guarantee him regular first team game time. Whilst, it would take three to five years to establish himself alongside Barcelona's star studded first team.

Currently rated as the number one striker in the world at under-17 level. Andras Nemeth represents Hungary at International youth level. However, the striker is keen to play for the South African national team as Nemeth is South African born and has a South African mother. 

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