Phil Masinga: Tragic star's Leeds United career in pictures

South African footballer Phil Masinga has died at the age of 49.

Sunday, 13th January 2019, 12:51 pm
Updated Sunday, 13th January 2019, 1:09 pm
Phil Masinga celebrates scoring

He played for Leeds United - his only English club - from 1994 until 1996, scoring five goals including an FA Cup hat-trick before a move to Switzerland. He is famous in his home country for scoring the goal that secured South Africa's qualification for the 1998 World Cup. He passed away after a long illness.

Masinga duels with Sol Campbell and Clive Wilson of Tottenham
Masinga in the Coca-Cola Cup semi-final against Birmingham City at Elland Road

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Masinga celebrates his Coca-Cola Cup goal against Birmingham City
Masinga takes on Chris Whyte of Birmingham City
He spent two years at Leeds United
Battling with John Sheridan
An aerial battle with Lee Sharpe
Attempting a mid-air shot at goal v Coventry City
Masinga takes on Coventry
Celebrating scoring against Birmingham City
Masinga scores against Reading
Arriving for training with Paul Beesley soon after the Thorp Arch facility opened