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  • 'Unknown hero' Steve Mokone remembered in South Africa story has photos
    Updated: Apr-11-15 3:41 pm

    JOHANNESBURG - The fans called him "The Black Meteor" in the Netherlands. In Italy, he was "the Maserati" of soccer players. He was signed by Spanish giants Barcelona. Yet at home in apartheid-era South Africa, Steve Mokone's achievements were never celebrated and he was almost unknown.