Edries Burton Biography: Age, Career & Net Worth


Edries Burton (born 13 December 1968) is a retired South African footballer who played as a defender for Santos Cape Town, Cape Town Spurs and AmaZulu.

Edries Burton

Edries Burton Age

He was born on the 13th of December 1968 in Cape Town, South Africa. As of 2023, he is 55 years old and celebrates his birthday on December 13th every year.


Burton joined Santos from amateur club Moonlighters AFC in 1989 and featured regularly when Santos won the Federation Professional League in 1990.

He later joined Cape Town Spurs and later won a league and cup double that won the 1995 National Soccer League and the BobSave titles in 1995. When he was at Cape Town Spurs in 1992, he also worked as a financial manager at Josman and Seidel until late into his Amazulu spell in 1996.

In his second spell with Santos, he led Santos to the BobSave Knockout Cup (2000/01), PSL league title (2001/02), BP Top Eight Cup (2002) and Absa Knockout Cup (2002/03). When Burton retired in 2007, Santos boss Goolam Allie disclosed that no other Santos player will wear jersey number 23 which was worn by Burton.

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After retirement

Shortly after retiring, he became the Chief Operations Manager at Santos. In 2012, he took up a Financial and Accounting course at Wits Business School Burton quit as the COO of Santos on 6 August 2014. On 7 August 2014, he became the CEO of National First Division side, Cape Town All-Stars.

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After resigning from Cape Town All Stars FC, Edries was appointed as Chief Executive Officer at National First Division side, Vasco da Gama (South Africa) in 2015. Vasco da Gama (South Africa) was later renamed in 2016 to Stellenbosch F.C.

Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $500,000 which he has earned as a professional footballer.




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