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Lucas Valeriu Radebe (born April 12, 1969) is a former Leeds United and South African football player.
Radebe was born in the Diepkloof section of Soweto, near Johannesburg, as one of eleven children. When he was 15 years old he was sent to the "bantustan" of Bophuthatswana by his parents in order to keep him away from the violence that was affecting Soweto during the apartheid era.
In order to keep himself busy during his stay in Bophuthatswana, Radebe played football as a goalkeeper.