After an illustrious career that saw him play for some of the best football sides here and abroad, Mbulelo Mabizela is now making headlines for all the wrong reasons.
The former Bafana Bafana captain and Mamelodi Sundowns defender was arrested last Friday for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol. He could also face a charge of driving an unregistered vehicle.
Last year he was banned for six months by the SA Football Association for using dagga.
These embarrassing acts do not bode well for Mabizela who, as a soccer star, is seen as a role model by many youngsters. He should heed advice and turn a new leaf since failure to do so will lead to his career being ruined.