For some PSL football players indulging in alcohol could be a once off but it is a very slippery road for others.

Tukelo Ranjie recently signed for TTM having not played a single professional soccer game since October 2017. He could not sign for a Turkish club because of heavy drinking.

Jabu Mahlangu was hailed as one of the greatest football players in South Africa. His career crashed when he became an alcohol addict in 2007.

Lerato Chabangu was a sort after player in his hay days. He confessed that he blew all his money on alcohol. He is now struggling with no money to survive on.


Mbulelo Mabizela was meant to shine in Europe as he did for Orlando Pirates. His alcohol addiction led him to lose a grip on his career.

Lovers Mohlala confessed that he is a victim of alcohol. He quickly went broke after being retired.

Junior Khanye became a household name while playing for Kaizer Chiefs. Alcohol and women was what he loved the most and he used to spend R10 000 at clubs.

Steve Lekolea was a force to be reckoned with at Orlando Pirates. He spent most of his earnings on women and alcohol. He retired at age 34 and is rumoured to be broke.