Robert Kidiaba Muteba a former DR Congo and TP Mazembe goalkeeper has been elected as a member of parliament for upper Katanga in Lumbashi city in the concluded elections
Robert Kidiaba 42 years retired from active football in 2015 and joined politics under the opposition side National Party for Democracy and development (NPDD)
Kidiaba who played for Dr Congo leopards and was among the TP Mazembe team that reached the 2010 FIFA club World cup finals
Kidiaba was mostly known for his bum-shuffle goal celebrations during matches
Kidiaba has also joined the list of retired players who have successfully ventured into politics like the current President of Liberia George Weah.