Tennis super star Roger Federer has sent a sweet message to Siya Kolisi and his Springbok squad.
He congratulated the team for their amazing win. The sportsman also added that he wishes to meet Siya one day.
His video message was shared by the official Springbok Twitter account, together with a thank you message. The footage has been viewed over 240 000 times with more thank 21 000 likes. Social media users appreciated the kind words between sports stars in different disciplines.
Twitter user KaygeeTawana said:
"We thank you @rogerfederer for wonderful words and celebrating with us. Thank you once again for not forgetting your roots(born in South Africa). @siyakolisi1 proud of your words"
"Oh wow!! This is so beautiful, especially coming from my tennis hero, thank you!! @rogerfederer"
"I love the fact that he felt he needed to introduce himself ‘this is Roger...Yes boss... we know"
"He supported SA from day one of the tournament! Love him"
"He sounds so Durbanite?"
"@rogerfederer thank you for backing our @Springboks we are so proud of their achievements at the @rugbyworldcup we look forward to seeing you soon in SA"
Briefly.co.za previously reported that the nation still can't get over the Springboks' victory. A group of artists in Durban have immortalised the moment in a beautiful mural. Pictures of the artwork were shared on social media and Mzansi loved it.
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