The South African record holder started out at Santos, before moving to SuperSport United.
Here's how his new club, Ajax Cape Town boasted about their signing on Friday.
Aged 17 years, 5 months & 30 days – Lakay became the youngest ever Bafana Bafana international when he took to the field against the Ivory Coast in November 2014.— Ajax Cape Town (@ajaxcapetown) January 5, 2018
The record was previously held by former #UrbanWarrior Rivaldo Coetzee.
He is also a 🇿🇦 Youth International. pic.twitter.com/9tN9T1Gon8