Rashford Woes, AFCON Highs and Klopp Goes!

In what is possibly the most unexpected announcement of 2024 already, Jurgen Klopp recently announced that he plans to step down as Liverpool's head coach come the end of the season. This is after the German suggested he wants to experience a normal life before it is too late.

'Liverpudlians' will be quaking at the knees after this announcement, especially when you think of how far Klopp has taken the team. 3 UEFA Champions League Finals, multiple trophies, and a huge improvement, it is no question that Klopp will leave to tumultuous applause.

Marcus Rashford has hit the headlines again after some questionable 'off-field' behavior. The 26-year-old recently missed a training session due to illness, when in fact, he was out in night clubs until 3 am. Rashford has since been fined 2 weeks' worth of wages and has been through the necessary disciplinary routes with manager, Eric Ten Hag.

Closer to home, Bafana Bafana is doing Mzansi proud after they marched into the quarter-finals of the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). Bafana overcame Africa's highest FIFA-ranked side, Morocco, when they met last week for their round of 16 Clash. Hugo Broos and his team can take a bow!

On the latest episode of the International News Desk, former Mamelodi Sundowns and Sheffield Wednesday goalie Sean Roberts breaks down the latest International Football news with Soccer Laduma journalist, Kurt Buckerfield. The gents chat about Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool Legacy, and Manchester United's rebuild and salute Bafana Bafana's 2023 AFCON heroics.
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