- Damian Willemse returned home in Strand and was greeted by a plethora of supporters from his hometown
- The heartwarming moment received much praise online from netizens who lauded the player for remaining proud of his background
- The Two-time Rugby World Cup champion look very happy to be back home and interacted with the community
Strand gives Damien a King's welcome
The back-to-back Rugby World Cup champion appeared genuinely delighted to return home and engage with the local community.
The moment was captured by community members, and shared by X user @AmandaBRinquest, who said:
"They did a welcome home for Damian Willemse in Strand."
This was in response to a post from the user, who lauded Damian for being proud of his roots.
"I’ve never seen anyone admit, let alone boast about coming from Strand! There time is now!"
Mzansi hails Damien and Strand
The touching moment got a lot of love from people on the internet. They praised the player for being proud of where he comes from.
"This is so nunus."
"So beautiful to witness."
"A true role model."
"This is what it's about."
"He’s finally changed lol."
"So happy for this guy."
"So so beautiful."
Springboks look exhausted except Damian
In a previous report from Briefly News, the Springboks trophy tour seems to have knocked the wind out of the rugby players after basking in SA's attention for a week.
The South African rugby team has gone viral for looking tired after their national Webb Ellis Cup tour.
Online users thought it was fascinating to see the difference between Damian Willemse and the other rugby players in a funny TikTok video.
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Source: Briefly News