Sumo wrestler bursts into tears after becoming overnight hero in Japan

Sumo wrestler bursts into tears after becoming overnight hero in Japan

- Tears of joy flow easily from our eyes when something great happens to us

- This is the story of Tokushoryu who burst into tears when he won the first major tournament of his career

- The sumo wrestler was overcome with joy when he beat Takakeisho and could not contain his emotions

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A sumo wrestler identified as Tokushoryu burst into tears when he won the first major tournament of his career.

The 33-year-old sumo wrestler was the lowest-ranked fighter going into the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament at the Ryogoku Kokugikan in Tokyo, Daily Mail reports.

Tokushoryu posted the video of the tournament on his official Twitter page on Sunday.

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As soon as the 33-year-old beat Takakeisho at the end of the 15-day contest on Sunday night, the crowd cheered and Tokushoryu could not contain his emotions, weeping tears of joy.

Commenting on his victory, Tokushoryu said: "I might have cried too much, but at that moment I felt relieved from all the pressure.
"Deep down I'm feeling like: "Is it okay for me to win the championship?" I was the lowest-ranking fighter, so I had nothing to fear. I just had to give it everything I had."

Fans took to Tokushoryu's comment section to congratulate him, saying he deserves to win the championship.

A Twitter user identified as @FrauLot said: "What a moment! I have tears in my eyes. He is such a sympathetic person, true and brave."

Another Twitter user identified as @wolfeshwar said: "What a beautiful moment! Thanks for sharing. Is it correct to assume that such an emotional outburst is a rare sight in Sumo?"

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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