Springbok captain Siya Kolisi took to social media to share a picture of himself with Trevor Noah. The rugby player revealed that he was inspired by the comedian's journey and how far he has come.
Siya Kolisi took to his Instagram account to share the picture along with the caption:
"To sit down next to you, knowing the journey you have been on, knowing where you came from, to reach the heights you have reached is remarkable. Trevor Noah, you are a true inspiration to South Africans. You fly the flag high for the country and we are all forever proud to call you one of our own."
The picture got over 50 000 likes as social media users saluted the talented pair. Instagram user cazstav said:
"Two True South African Legends!"
"May the Lord keep on blessing you two"
"Two of my favorite bokkies!"
"2 South African legends, 2 inspiring stories"
"My two hearts in a picture !!! Am proud of you brothers"
"Yes he’s our national treasure. International treasure also. Huge success here in the USA. You’re both icons"
"Both @trevornoah & @siya_kolisi_the_bear are such great examples of two guys who didn’t dwell on their circumstances.... they decided to work hard in the Valleys, in an effort to scale the Mountain to witness the views they are currently enjoying. #rolemodels"
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