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Jabu Mahlangu, the footballer formerly known as Jabu Pule, is a very lucky man indeed.

Jabu Mahlangu, the footballer formerly known as Jabu Pule, is a very lucky man indeed.

There is no shortage of people willing to stick their necks out to pull him out of one self-made crisis to another.

Whenever the wayward star did something stupid enough to threaten his career, he could count on some Good Samaritan signing him on and saving his career.

Now that no club will risk gambling on him, he has been been thrown not one but two lifelines.

A music company has signed him as a kwaito artist. And he has also landed a plum job at the SABC as a soccer analyst.

We hope, for his own sake, that he does not end up making them look like suckers.

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