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Thuso Phala – Biography, Age, Wife, Dance, Career & Net Worth


Thuso Phala (born 27 May 1986) is a South African footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier Soccer League club Black Leopards.

He is known as the inventor of Thuso Phala dance moves, the moves he makes after he scores a goal which is very popular with South African soccer fans and dancers at large.

Thuso Phala
Full Name Thuso Phala
Date of Birth 7 May 1986 (age 35 years old)
Gender Male
Spouse MaLerato
Occupation Footballer
Nationality South African
Net Worth $500,000

Thuso Phala Age

He was born on the 7th of May 1986 in Soweto, Gauteng. As of 2020, he is 34 years old

Thuso Phala Wife

He is married to MaLerato and together they have a named Tshepo Junior. Thuso has two daughters, Tshimollo and Molemo from a previous relationship.

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International Career

Phala made his debut for the South African national football team in 2010 and has since then only appeared at both the 2013 and 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

He scored the opening goal for Bafana Bafana in the 2015 AFCON tournament in a 3–1 loss to Algeria.


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