Siyanda Xulu is a South African professional footballer who plays as a central defender for Maritzburg United and the South African national team.
His career started in the youth setup of Royal Coastal, Kaizer Chiefs, and Mamelodi Sundowns. Siyanda Xulu is the fifth highest paid player in South Africa.
Siyanda Xulu Age
Xulu was born on 30 December 1991 in Durban, South Africa. He is 28 years old as of 2019.
Siyanda Xulu Height
He stands at a height of 1.89 m.
Siyanda Xulu Career
During his formative years, Xulu spent time in the Kaizer Chiefs academy before being released in 2009 whereafter he joined Mamelodi Sundowns.
In May 2010 Xulu was offered a trial by Barcelona F.C., before having a two-week trial with Arsenal F.C. in September 2010, which he also failed to do enough to win a contract.
In September 2012 Xulu joined Russian Premier League side FC Rostov, signing a four-year contract. At Rostov, Zulu won the Russian Cup of the 2013-14 footballing season.
Xulu made his debut for the South Africa national team on 15 June 2012 in the match against Gabon, he substituted Morgan Gould at the 80th minute. On 28 May 2018, he was named captain for the nation’s 2018 COSAFA Cup campaign. As of 11 June 2018, he has 7 caps and one goal for the national team.
Siyanda Xulu Salary
Xulu plays for Maritzburg United in South Africa and earns a salary of R350 000. He is the fifth highest paid player in South Africa.