- Bryan Habana has been inducted into the Laureus World Sport Academy
- Habana is regarded as one of the greatest rugby players of all time
- The Springbok legend won numerous trophies and accolades during his playing career and has been working as a Laureus ambassador since 2009
The Springboks made South Africa proud in 2019 following their epic triumph at the Rugby World Cup.
However, the Boks achieved a similarly unexpected feat in 2007 and winger Bryan Habana was the star of the show.
Habana equalled Jonah Lomu's record on his way to scoring eight tries during the tournament and inspired his team to a special triumph.
Now, Habana has made Mzansi proud once again as he celebrated being inducted into the Laureus World Sport Academy.
The decorated sportsman won countless accolades on the sporting field and has maintained this momentum off the pitch.
Since being named as an Ambassador for Laureus Sport for Good in 2009, Habana has been working to use sport to help the less fortunate.
Habana shared his disbelief and delight upon receiving the incredible honour:
“It is an incredible honour for me to become a Laureus Academy member, alongside sporting icons that are not only legends of the sporting world but have also brought so much joy to so many people across the globe, is something that I am extremely humbled by.
The rugby icon continued:
In my new role as an Academy member, I hope that I can continue making a difference, no matter how small, in children’s lives around the world.”
Habana has continuously been blessed since his retirement from rugby. Last year, Briefly.co.za reported that he graduated from the Toulouse Business School.
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