A man from the UK has shared that he named his child after Lucas Radebe
The hardcore Leeds fan received a shout-out from the former captain
This led to others also sharing that they named their kids after the soccer legend
Lucas Radebe made a massive impact in England when he played for the soccer outfit Leeds United. And it seems hardcore Leeds fans will not let the good memories go. An Englishman took to social media to share that he named his newborn son after Lucas Radebe.
The sweet post from Twitter user LUFCbully said:
"This is Lucas, born yesterday. Named after @LucasRadebe"
— George Bull (@LUFCbully) August 4, 2019
— liam quantock (@quannyGK1) August 4, 2019
— Liam Champions🏆Anderson💙💛 (@Liam_Anders21) August 4, 2019
Lucas Radebe was very humble in his response to the dedication. He congratulated all the men on their children and said he hoped to meet them soon.
Hope to meet him soon
— Lucas Radebe (@LucasRadebe) August 4, 2019
Radebe was made captain of Leeds United for the 1998–99 season. Whilst he was captain, the team enjoyed a period of relative success, they finished fourth in the FA Premier League and qualified for the UEFA Cup. During the 1999–2000 season, Leeds finished third in the Premier League and qualified for the following season's Champions League, where they eventually reached the semi-finals