Proud father, Fezakele Kolisi, watched his son make history in Japan

Proud father, Fezakele Kolisi, watched his son make history in Japan

- Fezakele Kolisi flew on his first international flight to Japan to watch the Rugby World Cup final

- The proud father had the opportunity to see his son, Siya Kolisi, make an entire nation proud

- It is seldom that an event of such magnitude and depth touches us

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Nothing makes a dad more proud than to watch their son achieve greatness at an international level. Likewise, nothing could mean more to a son to earn a father's pride.

Siya Kolisi's dad flew all the way to Japan, his first international flight to watch his son make history.

It must have been a beautiful moment to watch his son lift the Webb Ellis Cup wearing the Springbok jersey.

Beyond that Siya Kolisi earned his 50th cap for the national team and made history as the first black captain of the Springboks.

Briefly.co.za learned that Kolisi almost didn't make it to the world cup, he suffered a serious knee injury in 2019 and was struggling with his form during the series against England in 2018.

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Physical issues aside, the burden of being the captain take a psychological toll on a person and Siya was fortunate to have support from seasoned players such as Handre Pollard.

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A touching moment when Fezakele hugged his daughter-in-law after the historic win against England was caught on camera, this brought a whole new dynamic to the game.

Facebook users commented on the Briefly.co.za post:

Monique Klink- "Many love to Tata kolisi for blessing our nation with a warrior..a humble man that leads warriors..they are one team..each leaders in their own right..a father's pride for their child is something to be treasured..well done captain..well done to all our great men of the national team"
Mumsie Nana- "Ndlovu Priceless moment indeed congratulations Siya & family ♥️"
Danni Shadi- "Thanks, Inkosi, siyabulela, Amen, through thick and thin, we are one nation errispective of what, we the best loving nation"
Mercia Pedro Esterhuizen- "Today you made us proud Bokke ,jinne ,Mapiempie, and Kolbie ,you brought tears to my eyes ,tears of joy ,I like the way you played today.Go Bokke !!!! Springbok for life "
Mercia Pedro Esterhuizen- "Today you made us proud Bokke ,jinne ,Mapiempie, and Kolbie ,you brought tears to my eyes ,tears of joy ,I like the way you played today.Go Bokke !!!! Springbok for life "

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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