Percy Tau Biography | Cars, House, Girlfriend, Salary, Networth, Career And Honors In 2024

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Percy Tau’s Profile

Percy Tau is an elite forward who plays for the Egypyptian Premier League side Al Alhy and the South African national team. Tau is described as one of the best players to be produced South Africa as he has played for top teams across Europe.

Percy Tau has played for top flight teams like Brighton & Hove Albion which is a top team in the English Premier League, Club Brugge, Anderleicht, Union SG, Mamelodi Sundowns and Witbank Spurs. Percy Tau is a fast paced forward who enjoys dribbling his way to the 18 area and also netting fantastic goals. His ability to think fast under hard positions makes him a striker who gives defenders a hard time.

Profession: Footballer
Position: Foward
Current Team: Al Ahly(Since August 2021)
Previous Teams: Mamelodi Sundowns
Date of birth: 13 May 1994
Age: 29 years
Place of birth: Witbank, Emalahleni, South Africa

Percy Tau’s Career

Percy Tau’s professional career kick off at his youth club Mamelodi Sundowns where he made his debut back in 2014 against the Soweto giants Orlando Pirates. Percy Tau’s tenure during his debut season was good but the Brazilians decided to develop his skills by loaning him to second division side Witbank Spurs.

After his loan at Witbank Spurs Tau returned to Sundowns where they would play in the CAF Champions League final and win the glorious trophy with a 3-1 win. During the 2017-18 season, Tau would have an excellent season where he scored 11 goals, helping Sundowns win the league. On that season Tau won various awards including the Footballer of the season, Player’s Player of the season.

Percy Tau with the ABSA Premier Soccer League(Now DSTV PSL) in May 2018
Image Source: Instagram

After an excellent season Tau would catch big names in the football galaxy where he received multiple offers including his team Sundowns in order for him to stay. In the off season Tau would then choose to join EPL side Brigton & Hove Albion. Although it was never disclosed how much was the transfer fee it was rumored that it was around a whooping 3 million Euros which is still today the largest amount to be paid for a South African player.

Tau’s transfer to Brighton to kick off with a good start as there were problems relating to his permit in the UK. He was eventually loaned to the Belgian second division team Union SG where Percy would have a wonderful spell there. Percy Tau was named the Player of the season on loan at Union SG. In the following season there were still issues with the permit to play for Brighton.

Percy Tau at a Union SC game back in February 2019
Image Source: Instagram

The club loaned him to the Belgian Premier League side Club Brugge where he would have a good spell there.Percy Tau assisted a goal on a match against Real Madrid on October then the club later on won the league at the end of that season. On August 2020 Percy Tau was loaned again to Anderlecht where he would have a good spell scoring 4 goals in 14 appearances. In the beginning of 2021 Tau was recalled by Brighton as he was now permitted to play in the United Kingdom due to the Brexit.

Percy Tau at a Club Brugge game against Real Madrid in October 2019
Image Source: Instagram

Percy Tau at his debut game for Brighton & Hove Albion back in February 2021
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His spell at Brighton didn’t last long as he only played 3 games for Brighton ending up with a single assist. During the midyear transfer window Percy Tau signed a permanent deal with Egypt’s top flight Premier league side Al Ahly where he would be reunited with former coach Pitso Mosimane. Some argued that the move was a mistake as Tau’s spell at Al Ahly hasn’t proven to be fruitful.

Percy Tau’s Cars

As a top earning player Percy Tau drives luxurious cars that fit is deep pockets. He drives an exquisite Hyundai Tucson Sport which is worth a little over R700 000 in today’s market then he also drives a Hyundai i30N Hatchback which cost almost R800 000. Tau has earned these rides due to his hard work and commitment to his career.

Percy Tau is presented his Hyundai Tucson Sport SUV
Image Source: Instagram

Percy Tau’s Salary And Networth

As a player with vast experience and a player who has played for big names in Football galaxy Tau has a big price tag and according to Tuko news Percy Tau earns about R18 million Rands a year and his Net worth is estimated to be around R168 million making him to be one of the most expensive players in Africa.

Percy Tau’s House

As the player has been travelling from one country to the other since 2018 it is unclear where Percy Tau’s House is located plus he seems like the type that doesn’t like to share his personal life on social media.

Percy Tau Girlfriend/Wife

Many would argue that a man like Percy Tau with pockets very deep would have loads of girlfriends but that isn’t the case for the Al Ahly marks man who is only focused on his career and likes to keep his love life intimate. 

Percy Tau Honors

Individual Honours
Lesley Manyathela Golden Boot: 2017–18
PSL Footballer of the Year: 2017–18
PSL Players’ Player of the Season: 2017–18
Belgian First Division B Player of the Season: 2018–19
Belgian First Division B Team of the Season: 2018–19

With Mamelodi Sundowns
Premier Soccer League: 2013–14, 2017–18
Nedbank Cup: 2014–15
Telkom Knockout: 2015
CAF Champions League: 2016
CAF Super Cup: 2017

With Club Brugge
Belgian Pro League: 2019–20

With Al Ahly
Egyptian Premier League: 2022–23
CAF Super Cup: 2021
Egyptian Super Cup: 2021–22, 2022–23
Egypt Cup: 2021–22
CAF Champions League: 2022–23
FIFA Club World Cup third-place: 2021

Percy Tau Social Media Handles

Instagram: @percytau22
Twitter: @percymuzitau22

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