Teen’s emotional reaction goes viral as Siya Kolisi signs his boots

Teen’s emotional reaction goes viral as Siya Kolisi signs his boots

- The Springboks embarked on their Rugby World Cup Trophy tour and Helpmekaar College in Johannesburg was one of their first stops

- One of the learners at the school, Lebo Mogoma, became emotional as his hero, Siya Kolisi, signed one of his rugby boots

- Photos of the inspirational moment were shared via social media and went viral as South Africans were moved by Moqoma's passion for the sport

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Briefly.co.za previously reported that the Springboks' World Cup Trophy Tour commenced on Thursday.

The tour kicked off in Johannesburg as the players and President Cyril Ramaphosa met at Helpmekaar College for a special address.

One of the learners at the school, Lebo Mogoma, got the chance to meet his hero, Springbok captain Siya Kolisi, and the World Cup winner signed one of Lebo's rugby boots.

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Lebo looked on in disbelief as Kolisi honoured his one wish to have his name etched on his footwear.

As Lebo's dream was realised, he became emotional and tears started running down his cheek.

The memorable moment was caught on camera and shared via social media.

The Citizens of Mzansi group shared the photos via their Facebook page and it's already had a considerable impact.

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Lynn Stols was blown away by the stunning photo:

"CoM - Citizens of Mzansi what an amazing photo. His dreams and desires must be fulfilled and allowed to flourish."

Dorraine Dee Fawcett did her research and admired Lebo's passion:

"I just looked at this young man's Facebook profile. He is PASSIONATE about rugby. I see big things coming in his future. Never give up Lebo. All things are possible with God. Never stop dreaming, because one day it might become reality."

Letta Nwabisa Tsolo revealed that she saw video footage of the moment:

"I saw A Video when they signed and His reaction. Got me in tears."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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