- Siya Kolisi posted a throwback video on Instagram of when he received his Springbok jersey
- He captioned the post with an inspiring message thanking all those who helped him in his career
- Fans around the world praised the bok captain's post, even Springbok fan Roger Federer
Springbok captain Siya Kolisi posted a throwback video of when he first received his Springbok jersey from coach Rassie Erasmus.
He captioned the post with a touching message:
"Jersey handover I’ll never forget grateful to all those that has played a part in my life and career. Family, friends, teammates and supporters #strongertogether
@rassierugby signed me from school to the @dhlstormers , then this moment . #givedestinyago"
On the 28th of May 2018, Siya Kolisi's dream of becoming Springbok captain came true, he heard destiny calling and embraced greatness.
Social media users loved the post and shared their comments. One particular user stood out. Roger Federer, a long time Springbok supporter, whose mom is South African, shared how he felt about the post:
Rassie can der Dussen also chimed in with his own comment:
Here are some more reactions from Kolisi's fans:
marcoblakecpt: "This coach is so cool and as it turned out we married destiny."
lovebiohacking: "You are such an inspiration!!!❤️"
christianmartin03: "Respect from your mates in "
karen_letesia: "What an honour receiving it"
marcoyvato: "Champion on and off the field✨keep inspiring "
madodatrev: "Great inspiration Siya. Proud of you, your teammates (Springboks), Rassie and everyone involved in your growth and development and last but not least God / Qamata❤️❤️"
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that National hero Siya Kolisi has given South Africa a reason to smile during these hard times. He posted a beautiful pic of himself and Rachel walking hand-in-hand down a dirt path.
South Africans loved the gorgeous picture which captures an intimate moment between the two.
Briefly.co.za looked at some of the comments and chose a few which give us a feeling of what the rest of the country thinks of the photo.
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