Siya Kolisi’s biggest fan, 7, inspires SA for a brighter tomorrow

Siya Kolisi’s biggest fan, 7, inspires SA for a brighter tomorrow

- Springbok captain Siya Kolisi received a timely reminder of the impact he has on South Africans

- A beautiful social media post revealed that a 7-year-old boy is one of Kolisi's biggest fans and that he wants to be exactly like the Bok skipper

- South Africans went wild for the story as the post went viral

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If ever Springbok captain Siya Kolisi needed a reminder of his impact on the nation then he need look no further than a recent social media post.

On the eve of Kolisi's biggest match ever, the Rugby World Cup final, South Africans learnt that one of his biggest fans is a seven-year-old boy, named Josh.

Josh's mother, Leandra Williamson, shared an inspirational Facebook post which elaborated on her son's love for the Bok skipper.

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Leandra detailed that Josh wants to be Siya Kolisi when he grows up and his passion for the game of rugby.

The grateful mother thanked Kolisi for being a great role-model and reminded him of the youth that he's inspiring.

Briefly.co.za noted the overwhelming reaction to the post as it went viral via the #ImStaying Facebook group.

Siya Kolisi’s biggest fan, 7, inspires SA for a brighter tomorrow

Facebook: #ImStaying
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Helene Oli touched on Kolisi's universal appeal:

"Old and young, all over the world, are inspired by our young captain. Even people who are not rugby fans."

Lufuno Sydney Mamphaga lauded the child:

"Good observation Josh.Kids inspire us and teach us a lot of things as adults,they are honest and truthful just like little angels. Let's keep on learning even from children.#imstaying."

Stephanie Allessandra Teale expressed her love for Mzansi:

"Makes me tear up. We are a fabulous nation brimming with endless possibilities! Love this group its the real SA."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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